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Chalmers' "Rings" Pattern Shilling (reproduction)

Obv: I. CHALMERS , ANNAPOLIS. (ornament) 1783. (ornament) / center obliterated Rev: circle of linked rings containgin stars, center of the coin is obliterated This is a copper electrotype (?) of the extremely rare 1783 "Rings" Pattern Shilling. The originals were struck in silver.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

Early American (1700–1832), dated 1783

Object Place

Anapolis, Maryland, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Rulau Md 1d (copy)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper (electrotype?)




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