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Phalon's Hair Cutting, New York

Obv: PHALONS (curved) / NEW / & / SPLENDID (curved) / STYLE / OF / HAIR CUTTING (curved), branches either side of the field, the whole surrounded by beaded circle Rev: No. 35 BOWERY / NEW YORK around a pair of scissors above and a comb below with ornaments to left and right, 1837 below, the...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1837

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 304

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates