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Washington Half Dollar Token

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
dated 1792, struck after 1859
William Idler (American, 1808–1901), Struck by John S. Warner (American)

Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 25 variant; Miller Pa 210 and Pa 213 mule


Diameter and weight: 34 mm, 15 gm (1 5/16 in., 0.53 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: G. WASHINGTON. PRESIDENT. I. around a bust of Washington in military costume and facing left, J792 below, thew wholose surrounded by a slightly beaded rim
Rev: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the Great Seal of the United States, fifteen stars are above the head and between the wings and is COPY at the bottom left below the laurel branch, the whole surrounded by a slightly beaded rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green