Created as an advertising piece, and modeled after the Pistrucci design of St. George slaying the dragon made famous on the British sovereigns, this little token is almost assuredly the smallest among all of the merchant tokens of the era. Coming in at only 15 mm in diameter, most of these were struck in German silver, with brass and copper much less common. Regardless of the metal composition, these are quite difficult to find in general, and downright tough to find in uncirculated condition.
After nearly 3.5 years of searching, I recently added this lovely example to my horse-themed collection. I'm providing an array of images to show the state of preservation but also to give you a frame of reference for the small size of this token. The 15 mm diameter is half-way between the diameter of the 3 cent silver (14mm) and the silver half dime (15.9mm) issues of the USA.
This particular token is graded MS65BN by NGC, but it labeled incorrectly as PA-349. The correct attribution is PA-351a as listed in Rulau's reference.
R. Lovett, Jr. token -- PA-351a
US Coins item created by brg5658, Jun 23, 2014
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