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E. Lyon, New York

Obv: E. LYON. / 121 BROADWAY NEW-YORK around a male portrait bust facing right, the whole enclosed by a beaded rim Rev: MAGNETIC POWDER & PILLS / · FOR INSECTS & RATS ·, around a seated figure of Liberty with a wreath, cap and pole, and surrounded by various symbols of industry (a simplified...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860), 1850s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 511

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates