Welles & Gelston


Country United States
Territory / Region New York
Issue Year / Date 1840
Name Welles & Gelston
Implied Value ns
Token Type Merchant & Trade
Weight ns
Size / Diameter 29 mm
Composition Copper
Edge ns
Quantity ns
Obverse . . . . .D & GELSTON ctsp on US 1819 Large cent.
Issued by Welles & Gelston
Issue Location New York City
Series Name Early American
Description It was once thought this partial inscription stood for silversmiths Gould & Gelson of Baltimore, but that firm was always known only as Gelston & Gould (circa 1816-1820)...