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Theodor Bollenhagen & Co., New York

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1850s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 70; Kurth 59; RF Sny-3

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27.5 mm, 7.1 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.25 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1769

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: THEODORE BOLLENHAGEN & COMP., / 49 M. LANE, around Coronet Liberty bust, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: CITY HALL / NEW YORK (curved) in exergue below an image of City Hall beneath a radiant sun, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Edge: plain
This is an imitation of a $10 gold piece which was distributed packed in boxes of playing cards.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins