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John K. Curtis, New York (Washington obverse)

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1861
Die cutter George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm, 9.1 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.32 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1608

Medium or Technique

Silver?

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: GEORGE WASHINGTON, THE CINCINNATUS OF AMERICA / B. 1732 D. 1799 around a bust of Washington facing left, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Rev: “SAVE MY COUNTRY HEAVEN” / 1861 around an ornamental circle enclosing * * * * * / JOHN K. CURTIS (curved) / WATCH-MAKER (curved) / & MANUFACTURING (curved) / JEWELER (curved) / 83 / BLEECKER ST. & / 882 BROADWAY / NEW YORK. / * * *, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society