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Obv.: AUCTORI CONNEC around bust of George l facing right, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Rev. : ETLIB INDE around liberty seated on a globe and holding an olive branch in one hand and a liberty cap on a pole in the other / 1787 in exergue, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Edge: plain

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

American Confederation Period, dated 1787, struck 1788–89

Mint

Newburgh, Machin's Mills, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 785

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 7.87 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.28 oz.)

Accession Number

92.1537

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins