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Obv: (rosette) FUGIO. (rosette) / (rosette) 1787 (rosette) around a sundial with a sun shining above it and MIND YOUR / BUSINESS in the exergue below, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim Rev: A thin chain of thireen links around a circle imprinted with (rosette) UNITED (rosette) STATES and...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

American Confederation Period, dated 1787, restruck about 1860

Object Place

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1320


Diameter and weight: 30 mm, 13.21 gm (1 3/16 in., 0.47 oz.)

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