Copper Hard Times Token, 1841
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.
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Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Standard Coin Catalogue (New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1893) 25