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Abraham Riker, New York

Obv: ABRAHAM RIKER / (ornament) NEW YORK (ornament) around a slipper, a high boot and a shoe, NO 131 / DIVISION ST / (ornament); the whole surrounded by beaded circle Rev: MILLION FOR DEFENCE around a wreath (five berries inside, three berries outside) enclosing NOT / ONE / CENT / FOR TRIBUTE;...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Hard Times (1833–1844), about 1837

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 305

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates