Talbot, Allum, and Lee One Cent Token

(1794)

American one cent token commissioned in 1794 by William Talbot, William Allum, and James Lee, partners in an East India trading company located at 241 Water Street in NewYork City and manufactured by Peter Kempson's mint, Birmingham, England. Obverse: LIBERTY & COMMERCE. 1794. Reverse: TALBOT ALLUM & LEE. ONE CENT. NEW YORK Edge: PAYABLE AT THE STORE OF See University of Notre Dame Libraries Special Collections: http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCoin/ColCoinIntros/TALCent.intro.html

  • Object number

    CHP2-1992-86

  • Date made

    1794

  • Animals/objects

    Token

  • Category

    Commercial

  • Class

    Metal

  • Material

    Copper Alloy

  • Context

    510-510

  • Forms

    Complete

  • Techniques

    Stamped

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