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W. A. Handy, Providence

Obv: W. A. HANDY / . * . WHOLESALE & RETAIL . * . around (ornament) / MERCHANT / TAILOR (ornament), the whole surrounded by beaded circle unattached to narrow rim Rev: NO. 1 WASHINGTON ROW PROVIDENCE R.I / 1834 around eagle with shield on breast and grasping an olive branch and arrows in its...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1834

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 427

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates