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Benjamin Franklin / Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

Civil War (1861–1865)
Emil Sigel (active in New York, 1860–1868)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.5 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1980

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN around bust of Franklin facing right, signed E. SIGEL below, the whole surrounded by beaded circle and a raised rim
Rev: * / PENNY / SAVED / IS A / PENNY / EARNED within a laurel wreath, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle and a raised rim
Edge: plain
Struck off-center.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins