|Title||Lovett Token, PA-355|
1860 Robert Lovett, Jr., Philadelphia, PA, Miller PA-355 MS64 NGC. The obverse shows a female figure with Phrygian cap similar to that of the famed Confederate cent, with the maker's name and profession above and the date below. The reverse features the business' address within a wreath and a solicitation for "metallic business cards" around the border. Strongly struck in cupronickel, this Choice Uncirculated token exhibits coppery-gold color with a slight woodgrain effect across the obverse. A lint mark in the shape of a 6 appears on the tip of the bust. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15512, realized $780. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|