Half Pence (1/2 pence) Obverse has the image of an elephant. Reverse bears the inscription - GOD: PRESERVE: CAROLINA:AND THE:LORDS: PROPRIETORS 1694

Copper Half Pence Coin, 1695

Half Pence (1/2 pence) Obverse has the image of an elephant. Reverse bears the inscription - GOD: PRESERVE:…

Pence (1 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin from 1722. Obverse has a right-facing image of George I surrounded by the inscription - GEORGIUS DEI GRATIA REX. Reverse shows an uncrowned rose surrounded by the inscription - 1722 ROSE AMERICANA UTILE DULCI.

Copper Pence Coin, 1722

Pence (1 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin from 1722. Obverse has a right-facing image of George I surrounded…

Half Pence (1/2 pence) Obverse has the image of an elephant. Obverse has a right-facing image of George I surrounded by the inscription - GEORGIUS DEI GRATIA REX. Reverse shows a harpist surrounded by the inscription - HIBERNIA 1722. This coin was refused in Ireland and set to America.

Copper Half Pence Coin, 1722

Half Pence (1/2 pence) Obverse has the image of an elephant. Obverse has a right-facing image of George…

Pence (1 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin. Obverse has a right-facing image of George I surrounded by the inscription - GEORGIUS D:G:M BRI FRA ET HIB REX. Reverse shows the letter I between branches, surrounded by an indecipherable Latin inscription.

Copper Pence Coin, No Date

Pence (1 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin. Obverse has a right-facing image of George I surrounded…

Two Pence (2 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin. Obverse not shown. Reverse shows an uncrowned rose with the inscription - ROSA AMERICANA above and UTILE DULCI on a label beneath.

Copper Two Pence Coin, No Date

Two Pence (2 pence) Rosa Americana Series coin. Obverse not shown. Reverse shows an uncrowned rose with…

Miscellaneous coin (unknown) Obverse left-facing image of King George surrounded by the inscription - NO STAMPS THE RESTORE OF COMMERCE 1766. Reverse shows the image of a ship and the word America surrounded by the inscription - THANKS TO THE FRIENDS OF LIBERTY AND TRADE. The last two originally issued in Dublin.

Copper George III Coin, 1766

Miscellaneous coin (unknown) Obverse left-facing image of King George surrounded by the inscription…

Cent (1 cent) Obverse has the image of a right facing sailing ship. Reverse shows a shield surrounded by 13 equally-spaced stars. Sometimes referred to as the "Carolina Piece"; reason unknown.

Copper Cent Coin, 1659

Cent (1 cent) Obverse has the image of a right facing sailing ship. Reverse shows a shield surrounded…

Maryland XII Pence (XII Pence) Maryland Colony coin from 1659. Obverse has an image of Lord Baltimore surrounded by the inscription - +CAECILIVS:DNS:TERRAE-MARIAE:&CT;. The reverse shows the Baltimore family shield, the denomination in roman numerals to either side of the shield. The inscription surrounding the image - CRESCITE:ET:MVLTIPLICAMINI. This coin was also struck in copper.

Silver Maryland XII Pence Coin, 1659

Maryland XII Pence (XII Pence) Maryland Colony coin from 1659. Obverse has an image of Lord Baltimore…

New Jersey Quarter Pence (quarter pence) New Jersey Colony coin from 1681. One side has an image of St. Patrick with staff under the inscription - QUIESCAT PLEBS. The other side shows the royal harpist and the inscription - FLOREAT REX

Copper Quarter Pence Coin, 1681

New Jersey Quarter Pence (quarter pence) New Jersey Colony coin from 1681. One side has an image of…

New York Cent (1 cent) New York coin from 1787. Obverse has the right-facing image of a man surrounded with the inscription - GEORGE CLINTON. The reverse shows the state coat of arms with the inscription - 1787 EXCELSIOR below the figure.

Copper Cent Coin, 1787

New York Cent (1 cent) New York coin from 1787. Obverse has the right-facing image of a man surrounded…

New York Cent (1 cent) New York coin from 1787. Obverse has the state coat of arms with the inscription - EXCELSIOR beneath the figure. Reverse shows a right-facing heraldic eagle with thirteen stars over head, surrounded by the inscription - E PLURIBUS UNUM 1787.

Copper Cent Coin, 1787

New York Cent (1 cent) New York coin from 1787. Obverse has the state coat of arms with the inscription…

Pennsylvania Cent (1 cent) Pennsylvania coin from 1785. Obverse has a right-facing image of a head surrounded by the inscription - VERMON AUCTORI. Reverse shows a right-facing image holding scales and a staff surrounded by the inscription - IMMUNE COLUMBIA 1785. No legal coinage.

Copper Cent Coin, 1785

Pennsylvania Cent (1 cent) Pennsylvania coin from 1785. Obverse has a right-facing image of a head surrounded…

Cent (1 cent) Obverse is inscribed with NOVA CONSTELATIO. Reverse shows a scroll US in the center surrounded by a wreath and the inscription - LIBERTAS ET JUSTITIA.

Copper Cent Coin, 1785

Cent (1 cent) Obverse is inscribed with NOVA CONSTELATIO. Reverse shows a scroll US in the center surrounded…

Cent (1 cent) Obverse is inscribed with CONFEDERATIO and 1785. Reverse shows the inscription - INIMICA TYRANNIS AMERICANA.

Copper Cent Coin, 1785

Cent (1 cent) Obverse is inscribed with CONFEDERATIO and 1785. Reverse shows the inscription - INIMICA…

Cent (1 cent) United States coin from 1793. Obverse has a right-facing Liberty with LIBERTY above and olive sprig and the date inscribed below. Reverse shows the value in a wreath of two olive branches with stems crossed, tied with a single bow; contains leaves, sprays of berries and trefoils. The inscription surrounds the branches and reads - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/100

Copper Cent Coin, 1793

Cent (1 cent) United States coin from 1793. Obverse has a right-facing Liberty with LIBERTY above and…

Fugio (1 cent) United States coin from 1787. Obverse has the image of a sundial with the inscription - FUGIO 1787 and MIND YOUR BUSINESS. Reverse shows a chain with thirteen links. In the center of the chain is inscribed WE ARE ONE surrounded by UNITED STATES.

Copper Fugio Coin, 1787

Fugio (1 cent) United States coin from 1787. Obverse has the image of a sundial with the inscription…

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1793. Obverse has a left-facing profile of Liberty with a cap on a pole and the inscription - LIBERTY 1793. Reverse shows the value in a laurel wreath, formed with leaves and sprays of berries, two branches crossed, stems tied with ribbon and inscribed - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/200

Copper Half Cent Coin, 1793

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1793. Obverse has a left-facing profile of Liberty with…

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1794. Obverse has a right-facing profile of Liberty with a cap on a pole and the inscription - LIBERTY 1794. Reverse shows the value in a laurel wreath two branches crossed, stems tied with ribbon and inscribed - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/200

Copper Half Cent Coin, 1794

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1794. Obverse has a right-facing profile of Liberty with…

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1800. Obverse has a right-facing profile of Liberty with the inscription - LIBERTY 1800. Reverse shows the value in a laurel wreath two branches crossed, stems tied with ribbon and inscribed - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/200

Copper Half Cent Coin, 1800

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1800. Obverse has a right-facing profile of Liberty with…

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1809. Obverse has a left-facing profile of Liberty surrounded by 13 stars - 7-facing and is inscribed with the date - 1809. Reverse shows the value in a single olive branch bent into a circle and inscribed - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Copper Half Cent Coin, 1809

Half Cent (1/2 cent) United States coin from 1809. Obverse has a left-facing profile of Liberty surrounded…

Virginia Half Pence (half pence) Virginia Colony coin from 1773. Obverse has an image of a right-facing head with the inscription - GEORGIUS III REX. Reverse shows an image of a crowned coat of arms with the date at the top and the inscription - VIRGI NIA 1773.

Copper Half Pence Coin, 1773

Virginia Half Pence (half pence) Virginia Colony coin from 1773. Obverse has an image of a right-facing…

Washington Cent (1 cent) US coin from 1783. Obverse has an image of a left-facing George Washington surrounded by the inscription - WASHING & INDEPENDENCE 1783. Reverse shows ONE CENT in the center of a wreath surrounded by the inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/100.

Copper Cent Coin, 1783

Washington Cent (1 cent) US coin from 1783. Obverse has an image of a left-facing George Washington…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1834.. Obverse has a left-facing image of Andrew Jackson holding a sword and money bags, surrounded by the inscription - A PLAIN SYSTEM VOID OF POMP. Reverse shows the image of a balking mule and is inscribed with - THE CONSTITUTION AS I UNDERSTAND IT ROMAN FIRMNESS LL.D. 1834

Copper Hard Times Token, 1834

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1834.. Obverse has a left-facing image of Andrew Jackson holding…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1837. Obverse has a tortoise carrying a chest marked SUB TREASURY.  The inscription beneath the turtle reads - 1837 FISCAL AGENT. The surrounding inscription reads EXECUTIVE EXPERIMENT. Reverse shows the left-facing image of a mule surrounded by the inscription - I FOLLOW IN THE STEPS OF MY ILLUSTRIOUS PREDECESSOR.

Copper Hard Times Token, 1837

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1837. Obverse has a tortoise carrying a chest marked SUB TREASURY.…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1837. Obverse has a left-facing ship on stormy seas. Ship's name is EXPERIMENT. The Surrounding inscription - VAN BUREN METALLIC CURRENCY 1837. Reverse not shown.

Copper Hard Times Token, 1837

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1837. Obverse has a left-facing ship on stormy seas. Ship's…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1841. Obverse has the image of a right-facing sailing ship surrounded by the inscription - WEBSTER CREDIT CURRENT 1841. Reverse shows the center inscription - NOT ONE CENT FOR TRIBUTE surrounded by a wreath with 9 berries - 3 outside and 6 inside the wreath with a surrounding inscription - MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE.

Copper Hard Times Token, 1841

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin from 1841. Obverse has the image of a right-facing sailing ship surrounded…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin. Obverse has a right-facing image of Andrew Jackson with the inscription - ANDREW JACKSON. Reverse had in the center THE UNION MUST AND SHALL BE PRESERVED, surrounded by branches and encircled by the inscription THE BANK MUST PERISH.

Copper Hard Times Token, ND

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin. Obverse has a right-facing image of Andrew Jackson with the inscription…

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin. Obverse has an image of the front of the Merchants Exchange surrounded by the inscription - MERCHANTS EXCHANGE WALL ST N YORK BUILT 1827 BURNT 1835. Reverse shows the center inscription - NOT ONE CENT FOR TRIBUTE surrounded by a wreath with 9 berries - 3 outside and 6 inside the wreath with a surrounding inscription - MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE.

Copper Hard Times Token, ND

Hard Times Token (unknown) US coin. Obverse has an image of the front of the Merchants Exchange surrounded…

War token with head with winged cap obverse and eagle with shield reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with head with winged cap obverse and eagle with shield reverse. These little mementoes of…

War token with femal head and "FOR PUBLIC ACCOMODATION" obverse and eagle reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with femal head and "FOR PUBLIC ACCOMODATION" obverse and eagle reverse. These little mementoes…

War token with male head with Phrygian (liberty) cap obverse and "OUR LITTLE MONITOR" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with male head with Phrygian (liberty) cap obverse and "OUR LITTLE MONITOR" reverse. These…

War token with profile of Washington looking right obverse and cannon and "PEACE MAKER" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with profile of Washington looking right obverse and cannon and "PEACE MAKER" reverse. These…

War token buiders square and compass obverse and shield and "UNITED STATES MEDAL" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token buiders square and compass obverse and shield and "UNITED STATES MEDAL" reverse. These little…

War token with Washington facing right obverse and "THE FLAG OF OUR UNION" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with Washington facing right obverse and "THE FLAG OF OUR UNION" reverse. These little mementoes…

War token with crossed flags obverse and crossed cannon reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1863

War token with crossed flags obverse and crossed cannon reverse. These little mementoes of the War of…

War token with union shield and "ONE COUNTRY" obverse and snake and "BEWARE" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, 1865

War token with union shield and "ONE COUNTRY" obverse and snake and "BEWARE" reverse. These little mementoes…

War token with walking figure and "KNICKERBOCKER CURRENCY" obverse and shield and "UNION" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, Civil War Period

War token with walking figure and "KNICKERBOCKER CURRENCY" obverse and shield and "UNION" reverse. These…

War token with Sigel on hourseback and "HERO OF PEO RIDGE" obverse and shield and "OUR COUNTRY" reverse. These little mementoes of the War of the Rebellion represent the small currency chiefly in use during that period. They were all privately issued, and the Government did not interfere. Merchants displayed their cards on them (often with appropriate characteristic devices), and freely used them in their business. Others partook of the general type, were supplied in suitable quantities to the purchaser, and were "current everywhere." They continued in circulation until about 1867 when their use was prohibited by law.

War Token, Civil War Period

War token with Sigel on hourseback and "HERO OF PEO RIDGE" obverse and shield and "OUR COUNTRY" reverse.…