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Knickerbocker Currency / I.O.U. 1 Cent

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Fuld 255/390

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 21 mm, 2.69 gm (13/16 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1786

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: KNICKERBOCKER / CURRENCY around a serrated circle enclosing a man walking with a cane and tri-corner hat, signed BRIDGENS below the ground, the whole surrounded by a serrated circle (die #255)
Rev: (ornament) I - O - U (ornament) / over a circle with rays containing 1 surrounded by PURE / COPPER and with a tiny bust of Washington facing left on either side / (ornament) CENT (ornament) below, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle (die #1265 and #390)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins