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Merchants Exchange, New York

Obv: MERCHANTS EXCHANGE WALL ST. N. YORK around an image of the building, BUILT 1827 / BURNT 1835 in exergue, the whole surrounded by beaded circle Rev: MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE around a laurel wreath enclosing NOT / ONE / CENT / FOR TRIBUTE (curved), the whole surrounded by beaded circle Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Hard Times (1833–1844), about 1837

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 293

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates