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E. Lyon, New York

Obv: Coronet Liberty bust facing left with E. LYON on her crown, six stars above and 421 BROADWAY. NEW. YORK. below, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: MAGNETIC POWDER & PILLS FOR INSECTS & RATS ·, around a perched eagle with a shield on its chest and an olive branch and arrows in its...

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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 508; Wright 636

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brass with a very reddish toning




Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates