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W. A. Handy, Providence

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1834


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 427

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 10.9 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1831

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: W. A. HANDY / . * . WHOLESALE & RETAIL . * . around (ornament) / MERCHANT / TAILOR (ornament), the whole surrounded by beaded circle unattached to narrow rim
Rev: NO. 1 WASHINGTON ROW PROVIDENCE R.I / 1834 around eagle with shield on breast and grasping an olive branch and arrows in its talons, E PLURIBUS UNUM on riband above head, the whole surrounded by beaded circle unattached to narrow rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins