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Professor Johnson, New York

Obv: PROFESSOR JOHNSON'S SOAP & STARCH POLISH (straight line) around 317. BROADWAY to the left of a Coronet Liberty bust facing left, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: FOUNTAIN BLACKING / BRUSH & FRENCH BLUEING around UNITED STATES over a perched eagle with a shield on its chest and an...

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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 397A

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates