USA, Henry Ford penny 1917 (1963)


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, MICHIGAN, medallet, no date (1963), Obverse: bust Henry Ford R, HELP THE OTHER FELLOW 1917, Reverse: NEYMIN Co DETROIT incuse at bottom, copper, 20mm, 3.27g, this was supposed to be a circulating advertising token, distribution was prohibited by the government, supposedly restruck later, original die reused, red & brown Unc

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I found two stories about this piece. One has it that restrikes have dates on the reverse. The other one doesn’t. Given the availability in the market, I incline towards the view that most or all of the dateless reverse types were made in 1963.