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Wyatt, Thomas

(fl. 1840-1860)

Resident of New York City. He struck copies of American Colonial coins.

They are known to include:

New England sixpence New England shilling

Oak Tree twopence

Oak Tree shilling

Pine Tree threepence

Pine Tree sixpence

In producing a copy of the New England shilling, he not only copied the coin, but also copied the horizontal lines of the engraving used as a source. He produced a fantasy Pine Tree penny. He also produced a copy of the "Good Samaritan" shilling, therefore, a copy of a fantasy.

 



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    History of the kings of France; containing the principal incidents in their lives, from the foundation of the monarchy to Louis Phillippe, with a concise biography of each. Illustrated by seventy-two portraits of the sovereigns of France 1846

    History of the kings of France; containing the principal incidents in their lives, from the foundation of the monarchy to Louis Phillippe, with a concise biography of each. Illustrated by seventy-two portraits of the sovereigns of France

    An important example of 19th century medal ruling.  Library of Congress copy, one plate missing.

    See also Kolbe & Fanning's sale #144, January 2017, lot 394.


    Memoirs of the generals, commodores, and other commanders who distinguished themselves in the American army and navy during the wars of the revolution and 1812... 1848

    Memoirs of the generals, commodores, and other commanders who distinguished themselves in the American army and navy during the wars of the revolution and 1812...

    The earliest work depicting American medals.  An important example of 19th century medal ruling technology, featuring military figures honored by Congress with medals. A useful work for collectors of American medals related to the Revolutionary War (Comitia Americana series) and the War of 1812.

    See also Kolbe and Fanning's sale #144, January 2017, lot 395.


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