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Constellatio Nova Copper (pointed rays)

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Obv: LIBERTAS ET JUSTITIA / · 1785 · around a wreath enclosing the monogram US, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Rev: CONSTELLATIO (rosette) NOVA · around an eye at the center of a circle of stars and pointed rays, the whole surrounded by a plain (worn away) rim Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

American Confederation Period, 1785

Place of Use

United States

Mint

Birmingham, Wyon's Mint, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1111

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 6.67 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number

64.95

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins