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May Tenth (Phoenix reverse)

OBV: SPECIE PAYMENTS SUSPENDED around MAY-TENTH-1837 within oak wreath; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. REV: SUBSTITUTE FOR SHIN PLASTERS-1837, separated by rosette at each end, around phoenix issuing from flames; NOVR below; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1837

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 66

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