American Coin Silver Cup, made in Natchez, Mississippi, circa 1830
This rare and interesting cup made by Thomas Chester Coit, Natchez, Mississippi, circa 1830. It is the subject of an article written by well-known scholar, Dr. Charles Curb, in the January/February 2009 issue of Silver magazine. Additional documentation as to the original owners and dates Coit’s resided in Natchez was published in the March/April 2009 issue, also by Dr. Curb. Marked T.C. Coit. It is inscribed in a period monogram: “B.P. to L.P.C”.
Height of cup (to brim): 3 1/4 inches
Diameter: 3 inches