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John Engel, Elizabeth Port

Civil War (1861–1865)

Object Place: Elizabeth Port, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

CWT 220A-2a (or variety)


Diameter and weight: 21 mm, 2.55 gm (13/16 in., 0.09 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper, on a mis-cut planchet

Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: JOHN ENGEL (curved) / (curved line) / MERCHANT (curved) / (curved line) / TAILOR (curved) / (ornament) 52 (ornament) / FIRST ST. (curved) / ELIZABETH PT NJ., the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: (ornament) I - O - U (ornament) / over a circle with rays containing 1 surrounded by PURE / COPPER and with a tiny bust of Washington facing left on either side / (ornament) CENT (ornament) below, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle (die #1265)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins