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Daniel Webster (Van Buren reverse)

Obv: WEBSTER / *CREDIT 1841 CURRENCY*, separated by mullet at each end, around three masted ship in full sail upon waves directed to sinister, bearing pennants on fore-and mizzen-masts and "Stars and Stripes" at stern, directed forewards; CONSTITIUTION upon ship; surrounded by beaded circle,...

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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

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1841

Mint

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 20; Low 62

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.6 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.37 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1171

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates