|Title||Lovett Token, PA-354|
1860 Robert Lovett, Jr., Philadelphia, PA, Miller PA-354 MS61 NGC. Philadelphia engraver and die sinker Robert Lovett, Jr. was a prominent issuer of store cards. This particular issue features the same hub used to strike Confederate cents and was struck in a variety of metals, including copper, brass (as here), cupronickel, white metal, and silver. Both sides are strongly defined with mixed olive and khaki-gold coloration. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15511, realized $1200. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|