1837 Feuchtwanger New York Cent
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1837 Feuchtwanger New York Cent

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:99.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 250.00 USD
1837 Feuchtwanger New York Cent
1837 Feuchtwanger New York Cent. HT-268 (5H). NGC Unc Details, improperly cleaned. A very attractive example. Dr. Lewis Feuchtwanger in 1837 petitioned Congress to adopt his German-silver-like metal for the U.S. copper Cent. The petition, supported by Senator Thomas Hart Benton was rejected by mint Director Patterson in 1838. Feuchtwanger published a book on gems in 1872 and died in 1876.
Estimated Value $200 - 250.