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W. P. Haskins (Lafayette reverse), Troy

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1834
Die cutter Edward Hulseman (American, active 1833–1841)


Object Place: Troy, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 361

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 10 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.35 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1799

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: PLANK PLANED (curved) / (leaf) & (leaf) / MATCHED BY (curved) / W.P HASKINS (curved) / 435 RIVER ST. (curved) / TROY N.Y. (curved) / ALSO GROUND NOVA (curved) / SCOTIA PLASTER (curved) / FOR SALE (curved) / 1834 (curved), the whole surrounded by beaded circle
Rev: LAFAYETTE, A FRIEND TO AMERICA & FREEDOM around Lafayette, full length with a hat and walking stick, DIED MAY 20 / 1834 below, signed H on the ground to the right of the figure; rim straight milled
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins