HT 291       Low 95       MS 64 BN       R-1   

Merchant's Exchange. New York City. (1837). Copper. 28mm. 6 Berries in, 4 out.

Obv: Reddish brown and mellow red. Small verdigris spots.

Rev: Touches of olive on the reverse.

Stack's January 21, 2003 sale, lot 1269.
Ex. Herbert M. Oechsner Collection (Stack's September 1988, lot 518).
Previously from the Miller and Tilden collections.

   HT 292       Low 96       MS 62 BN       R-7   

Merchant's Exchange. (1837). Copper. 28mm. 5 Berries in, 3 out. Details...

Very clean surfaces. Excellent light brown color. An extremely rare example of the merchant exchange token.

Rev: Some discoloration in NOT and below CENT.

Ex. Richard Gross Collection.

   HT 293       Low 97       MS 63 BN       R-1   

Merchant's Exchange. (1837). Copper. 28mm. No dash under Cent.

Very well struck with nice chocolate brown coloring.

Ex. Richard Gross Collection.

   HT 294       Low 98       MS 66 RB       R-1   

Merchant's Exchange. (1837). Copper. 28.8mm. Details...

Each side presents orange and blue patina with a cartwheel effect. Two noticeable die cracks are located above the building on the obverse side, but do not distract from the overall sharpness of this Choice Uncirculated token.

Heritage Long Beach Signature Auction #450, February 14, 2007, lot 314.

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