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George Washington "Double Head Cent"

Obv: WASHINGTON (curved) above a laureate bust of Washington in uniform and facing left, * below, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle Rev: ONE CENT (curved) above a laureate bust of Washington in uniform and facing left, * below, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle Edge: plain

Credit Line

Bequest of Henry G. Pickering

Early American (1700–1832), about 1815–20

Object Place

England (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1204; Baker 6

Accession Number

26.388

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates