HT 281       Low 363       AU 55 BN       R-7   

Benjamin Hooks. New York, New York. (1833-35). Copper. 17.5mm.

The obverse has a bust of Benjamin Franklin in a fur cap facing left with BENJAMIN FRANKLIN around. BALE signature is below the bust. Below are five stars. In the field to the left of the bust is a small dog counterstamped vertically. The reverse is blank as always with this variety.

This is the Rulau Plate Specimen for this variety.

The Sara Hinckley Collection of Hard Times Tokens, PCAC Exonumia Auction #76, November 11, 2006, lot 142.

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