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Daniel Webster (Van Buren reverse)

Hard Times (1833–1844)

Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 18


Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 9.2 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.32 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: WEBSTER / *CREDIT 1841 CURRENCY* Same as foregoing, but legend separated by [see register-hand drawn symbol] at each end in place of mullets and lettering less coarse; bulwarks curved; and bowspirit not running into legend as in foregoing also; sails fuller and ship bearing more forewards; beading rouds and within rim. REV: Same legend, separated by rosette as on obverse and lettering less coarse, around ship in storm beneath lighning, masts falling, waves curled, running bows on rounded rocks dexter; ship inscribed EXPERIMENT; surrouned by beaded circle within rim. Edge plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins