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U.S. merchant token, Thomas Wildes (pewterer from Philadelphia), crown-X countermark on a US (Philad

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U.S. merchant token, Thomas Wildes (pewterer from Philadelphia), crown-X countermark on a US (Philad
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U.S. merchant token, Thomas Wildes (pewterer from Philadelphia), crown-X countermark on a US (Philadelphia mint) half cent of 1833, rare. Brunk-44560. 5.36 grams. Thomas Wildes worked as a pewterer in Philadelphia from 1829 to 1833, then moved to New York City and operated there from 1834 to at least 1855. Today, just four 1833 half cents are known to have his countermark on them. Boldly struck countermark on a VF host coin, chocolate brown color throughout.