Economic Education through Numismatics

1840 $2 Manufacturers Bank, Providence, R7 rare


VG chips

Durand 1515 R7 (1-5), HA-RI-190-A2, W-RI-1030-002-A030 URS 3 (3-4 known, this is in the recent release by Bowers)

The steamship Lexington burns and sinks in icy waters, four miles off the coast of Long Island; 139 die, only four survive.

  • January 19 – Captain Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition sights what becomes known as Wilkes Land in the southeast quadrant of Antarctica, claiming it for the United States and providing evidence that Antarctica is a complete continent.[1]

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