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Professor Johnson, New York

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1850s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller 397A

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 6.9 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1697

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: PROFESSOR JOHNSON’S SOAP & STARCH POLISH (straight line) around 317. BROADWAY to the left of a Coronet Liberty bust facing left, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: FOUNTAIN BLACKING / BRUSH & FRENCH BLUEING around UNITED STATES over a perched eagle with a shield on its chest and an olive branch and arrows in its talons, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins