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Merchants Exchange, New York

Hard Times (1833–1844)
about 1837


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 293

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 9 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.32 oz.)

Accession Number

17.267

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: MERCHANTS EXCHANGE WALL ST. N. YORK around an image of the building, BUILT 1827 / BURNT 1835 in exergue, the whole surrounded by beaded circle
Rev: MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE around a laurel wreath enclosing NOT / ONE / CENT / FOR TRIBUTE (curved), the whole surrounded by beaded circle
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green