Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece” “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet


Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece”  “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet

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Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece” “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet:
$295


SUPERB 1800s Love Tokens
”NIECE” “LILY“
USA Seated Liberty DimeS
Bangle Bracelet
Antique Silver Charms

A fantastic collection of artistically hand-engraved silver Love Tokens are showcased on this 1800s bangle-style bracelet. The exquisite interwoven monograms and extraordinary period motifs are expertly hand-engraved with great attention to details. The designs are crisp and well-defined with attention to texture and visual appeal. It is very rare to find so many matching love tokens of this quality on a single bracelet.

This collection of love tokens are made from USA Seated Liberty dimes dating from the mid through late 19th century. These well matched coins measure about ⅝” in diameter and are in excellent condition. A dime may not seem like much money. Consider, however, that hourly wage rates of five cents or less were common during the heyday of love tokens.

The silver bangle-style bracelet measures almost 7¾” in circumference and is in excellent condition.

Love Tokens are symbols of affection that were given as wedding gifts, birthday gifts or as “tokens of love" by suitors. Love tokens are circulated coins on which one side, or sometimes both have been smoothed and then engraved with initials, names, phrases or scenes. This tradition probably originated in Great Britain in the early 1800s, and migrated to the United States in the mid to late 1800s.

This bracelet is from the estate of Joan Munkacsi. Joan, of A Charmed Existence, was an avid and extremely knowledgeable collector and seller of vintage charms and charm bracelets. We miss her.

It will be carefully packaged to insure safe delivery.
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Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece” “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet:
$295

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