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Merchants Exchange (Not One Cent reverse), New York

Hard Times (1833–1844)
about 1837


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 291

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 8.5 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.3 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1718

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: MERCHANTS EXCHANGE WALL ST. N. YORK around an image of the building, BUILT 1827 / BURNT 1835 in exergue, the whole surrounded by beaded circle
Rev: MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE around a laurel wreath enclosing NOT / ONE / CENT / (dash) / FOR TRIBUTE (curved), the whole surrounded by beaded circle (the wreath has six berries on the inside and four on the outside)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins