In the American Numismatic Society's Pocket Change blog, Matthew Wittman posed a new question for readers. Can anyone help solve this Mystery from the Vault?
This token is 26 mm in diameter and weighs 4.19 grams, with a die axis of 12. One side has a table top still-life scene wreathed by Roman clock numbers; the other is embossed with the initials H.R.C. and the number 99. It was purchased by the American Numismatic Society as part of a lot of 200 tokens purchased from Schindler’s Antique Shop of Charleston, South Carolina. Click to enlarge the images if you need a closer look.
Can anyone help? I like the design; it's a neat item, but what could H.R.C. stand for?
To read the complete article, see:
MYSTERIES FROM THE VAULT: H.R.C. CLOCK TOKEN
Wayne Homren, Editor
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