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North American Token

Early American (1700–1832)
dated 1781, struck about 1810–20
Designed and engraved by William Mossop Jr. (Irish, 1788–1827)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1144, Breton 1013

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 7.12 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.25 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1148

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Coins

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse