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Elephant Halfpence (Carolina Grant)

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Obv: an elephant walking left, surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: GOD: / PRESERVE: / CAROLINA AND / THE LORDS: / PROPRIETORS: / 1694, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Edge: plain obv.: Standing elephant rev. : "God Preserve Carolina and the Lords' Proprietors 1694"

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Early American (1700–1832), about 1694

Mint

London (Tower Mint?), England

Place of Use

American Colonies

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 192: Rulau CG 2

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 12.19 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.46 oz.)

Accession Number

01.4961

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates