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Broas Pie Baker, New York

Obv: BROAS PIE BAKER / 131 41ST ST. N.Y. around ONE / COUNTRY / *, the whole surrounded by a plain rim (the die shows numerous cracks throughout) Rev: UNITED WE STAND / 1863 around an Indian head bust of liberty facing left, signed H below the bust, the whole surrounded by a plain rim (like die...

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Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

  • Die cutter H, American, active around 1863
Mint

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

CWT 630M (variant)

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 2.86 gm (13/16 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1181

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates