Hard Times (1833–1844)
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.2 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.36 oz.)
Medium or Technique
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Obv: BENTONIAN CURRENCY / 1837 around MINT / DROP within laurel wreath composed of a single branch; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. Rev: Same motto on riband -1841, separated by rose branch on either side, around same bust; surrounded by beaded circle within rim. Edge plain.
Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins