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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.


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