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Franco-Americana Colonia, Castorland

Obv: FRANCO-AMERICANA COLONIA around a crowned laureate female bust facing left, signed DUV. below and CASTORLAND / 1796 in exergue, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: SALVE MAGNA PARENS FRUGUM [HAIL GREAT MOTHER OF THE CROPS] around a female figure representing Agriculture beside a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Early American (1700–1832), dated 1796, restruck 1846–60

Mint

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1071

Accession Number

17.321

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates