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May Tenth (Phoenix reverse)

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1837
Struck by Scovill Manufacturing Co., Waterbury, Connecticut (1820–1905)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 66

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 9.1 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.32 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1878

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

OBV: SPECIE PAYMENTS SUSPENDED around MAY-TENTH-1837 within oak wreath; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. REV: SUBSTITUTE FOR SHIN PLASTERS-1837, separated by rosette at each end, around phoenix issuing from flames; NOVR below; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins