Click to enlargeJA1857-1/P3131

This appears to be a test piece containing in concentric rings "United States of America" and the date "1857" in half dime (or dime), quarter and half dollar sizes on a half dollar planchet.

It has been attributed to Anthony C. Paquet according to Judd and Pollock.

It is believed to be unique and is ex 58 ANA, Kosoff, Bowers and Merena 11/85, Midwest collection.

Photo courtesy of a Midwest collection.