"C. F. B." Love Token, 19th century

"C. F. B." Love Token, 19th century

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This coin is called a love token because the official markings have been replaced with a personal message. Some have artistically arranged initials and others depict objects of personal significance. Because love tokens are engraved by hand, they are unique. They may be used as lucky charms, jewelry, or commemorative gifts.
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Object Name
engraved coin
Love Token
date made
19th century
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall:.1 cm x 2.3 cm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Mendel L. Peterson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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