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Sharpless Brothers, Philadelphia

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1857
Struck by Maas & Sturdivant (active in Philadelphia, 1857–1858)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller Pa 469; Wright 944; Rulau USTT Pa-Ph 365; Bushnell 6

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 7.8 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.28 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1840

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: SHARPLESS BROTHERS (curved) / a large beehive / LATE / TOWNSHEND SHARPLESS (curved) / & SONS. (curved), the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Rev: DRY GOODS, (curved) / WHOLESALE & RETAIL (curved) / AT THEIR / NEW STORE, / N.W. COR. OF 8TH & CHESTNUT (curved), the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins