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Jos. H. Merriam, Boston

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
about 1859
Die cutter Joseph H. Merriam (American)


Mint: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller Mass 55; Baker 560

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 10.5 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.37 oz.)

Accession Number

01.247

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: WASHINGTON over a bust of Washington facing left, within a laurel wreath tied with a ribbon, signed M below the bow, the whole encircled by a diagonally beaded rim
Rev: JOS. H. MERRIAM (curved) / (ornament) / MEDALIST (curved) / DIE SINKER / (ornament) AND (ornament) / LETTER CUTTER (curved) / ESTABLISHED 1850 / NO. 18 / BRATTLE SQUARE (curved) / BOSTON, MASS., the whole encircled by a diagonally beaded rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins