Moneta Gallery Coin Museum



Users 15,235
Photos 3,249
Comments 262
Views 13,957,695
Disk Space 327.6mb

SunMon TueWed ThuFri Sat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

Moneta 2321
Zantetsuken 293
Chinacash 170
stretrader99z 133
numismatist6 100

Lubeck_1908A_3M.jpg
Lübeck 1903 3 Mark
numismatist6

[ Member Galleries ]
1634-tower-crown.jpg
1634-5 Charles I Cro
petitioncrown

[ Member Galleries ]
Italy_1943_2L.jpg
Italy 1943 2 Lire
numismatist6

[ Member Galleries ]
Mecklinburg-Schwerin_1904A_2M.jpg
Mecklenburg-Schwerin
numismatist6

[ Member Galleries ]
Scan-090404-0006-horz.jpg
KANG XI TB (Jinan, S
Chinacash

[ Member Galleries ]
81JULIADOMNA.jpg
JULIA DOMNA
stretrader99z

[ Member Galleries ]
· more ·

 

« Previous image · Next image »

Liberia - AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY, ACS; CH-1
Liberia - AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY, ACS; CH-1

Click on image to view larger image

« Previous image  · Slide Show · Next image »

Moneta



Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 2,258
users gallery
CH-1 & CH-5 are the two 'Small Ship' varieties. At least one of every variety documented by Colver & Harley can be seen in the Museum (+ two undocumented in KM & CH). One, tenatively known as #7, is distiguishable by a visible sun disc; it is very rare (only 4 documented so far) but can be seen here and at the American Numismatic Societies' Web site. (Contact Moneta if you have one for sale, or wish to picture it here!!)
The wide-spaced 'A.D.' is what distiguishes CH-1 from CH-5 (wider).
Frankly, I am of the opinion that these should be listed as an American token (they are in the Red Book). It is not at all clear that these were ever intended for use in Liberia. The history of the token is still shrouded in mystery. While it is widely believed to have been struck as a fund raising piece by John Gibbs of Belleville, NJ, there are those who believe these are from the US mint (circumstantial evidence abounds). Please keep watch for an important monograph (by R.S.) on these in our Library.


VIEW & DOWNLOAD major research on the LIBERIA/USA series:
Here are links to articles about the ACS tokens and the Belleville mint, (including a copy of Colver & Harley):
LIBERIAN CENT of 1833 - Colver & Harley: [ link ]
American Colonization Society - Rachootin: [ link ]
The Belleville N.J. Mint of Gibbs - Jacob: [ link ]
Foreign Coins Struck at the USA Mint (Liberia) - Ziebart: [ link ]
SOHO Mint of Birmingham and USA Coins - Doty: [ link ]
Abolitionist Tokens & William Garrison - Rachootin: [ link ]
Randy Snyder article in 'PennyWise' Sep. 2006: [ link ]
Here is a video presented by Ron Guth and linked from the Newman Numismatic Portal:
[ link ]
· Date: January 2, 2006 · Views: 15,013 · Filesize: 30.1kb, 65.7kb · Dimensions: 800 x 414 ·
Keywords: Liberia ACS token American Colonization Society
Denomination: Cent
Reference #: KM Tn2 CH-1
Date/Mintmark: 1833
Condition: XF+
Weight: 11.1 gm
Metal: CU

AUS_Tyrol_1stTaler1486.jpg
CHJp_E_Hopei_5Li_37.jpg
FR2Sol_1792.jpg
LiZichengYong.jpg
JustinianCON.jpg
Cypraea_moneta.jpg
SSdecStar.jpg
William1066.jpg
LiberMorgan.jpg
LibCH1.jpg
CHJp_E_Hopei_Fen2i_37.jpg
GibralterQT_Keelings_1802.jpg
FR2Sol_1793.jpg
JustininianCON29.jpg
LiZicheng5.jpg
Holed_Cyp_Annulus.jpg
ChinaSovietTM.jpg
LibCH2.jpg
CHJp_E_Hopei_Fen_37.jpg
Aust1486RS_1953.jpg
Open_Cyp_moneta.jpg
more »


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.

No portion of this page, text, images or code, may be copied, reproduced, published or distributed in any medium without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder.