SHELL CARD / B-NY-4560 / NY, New York / A. Demarest/ $1- 1869B (111486)

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SHELL CARD / B-NY-4560 / NY, New York / A. Demarest/ $1- 1869B  (111486)
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Obverse: $1- 1869B (Resembles $1 U.S. Liberty Seated). This is a very rare die, used on 4 different shell cards, according to Bower's (pg.23).

Reverse: A. Demarest/182/Broadway, N.Y./Seal &/Wedding Card/Engraver/Medals/Mirror Cards, Badges & C/38mm/Pat. June/16/1868 (sm. ltrs at each side).

Maker: Abraham Demarest

This is the finest example known.

Better condition than the one pictured in Bowers.

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: New York
City/County: New York