James Bogardus steel die, 1839
Francis Coffin label essay, August 1839
An unusual, very fragile lacy design attributed to one of the Treasury Competition's winners, Benjamin Cheverton.
Henry Cole essay, executed by Charles Whiting, September 1839
Charles Whiting essay, red and blue
Charles Whiting essay, blue and red
Charles Whiting essay, black and red on paper
One of several designs by Charles Whiting, another Treasury Competition winner. It was printed with the nearly forgery-proof Congreve process, for which he controlled the patents.