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Mott Token


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This presentation challenges the conventional idea of when the Mott Token was struck and who struck it. In this video you will see and learn about: * Definition of a Hard Times Token * Actual years the Mott token may have been struck * Different types of planchets used * That this token was once thought to be a counterfeit * Difficulties explaining the minting process * How a pocket watch helped answer some difficult questions * Mott's true identity and why the token was misattributed for years * Russ Rulau's contribution to this research * Who the engraver may have been * A Mott token struck over a Newcome variety large cent A fascinating video that challenges conventional wisdom regarding one of numismatics most intriguing pieces. Speaker(s): John Lorenzo.
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