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Mint Drop

Obv: BENTONIAN CURRENCY / 1837 around MINT / DROP within laurel wreath composed of a single branch; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim. Rev: E PLURIBUS UNUM on riband / 1837, separated by seven mullets dexter and six sinister, around laureate nude bust of Liberty, facing dexter, hair...

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Credit Line

Gift of W. K. Flint

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1837

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 62

Accession Number

23.81

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates