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William Idler, Philadephia (Washington reverse)

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
about 1859
William Idler (American, 1808–1901), Struck by Robert Lovett, Jr (American, active about 1860)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller PA 230A; Baker 545

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 21 mm, 5 gm (13/16 in., 0.18 oz.)

Accession Number

17.220

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: W. IDLER (curved) / DEALER IN (curved) / COINS, / MINERALS, / SHELLS, / ANTIQUES &C (curved) / 111 N. 9TH ST. (curved) / PHILADA: (curved), the whole surrounded by a beaded circle
Rev: GEORGE WASHINGTON to left and right of a bust of Washington facing left, signed LOVETT below the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green