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John K. Curtis, New York (Johannes Allan obverse)

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1860
Die cutter George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rulau NY 177

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm, 10.6 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.37 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1570

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obv: JOHANNES ALLAN. ANTIQUARIUS SCOTUS. / NATUS FEB. 26. 1777 around a bust facing left and signed G.H.L. below the bust, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Rev: * * * * * / JOHN K. CURTIS (curved) / WATCH-MAKER (curved) / & MANUFACTURING (curved) / JEWELER (curved) / 83 / BLEECKER ST. & / 882 BROADWAY / NEW YORK. / 1860, enclosed within an ornamental circle, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society