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"Kentucky" Cent or Token (Starry Pyramid Halfpence)

Obv: UNANIMITY IS THE STRENGTH OF SOCIETY (rosette) around a hand holding an open scroll that reads OUR / CAUSE / IS / JUST Rev: E PLURIBUS UNUM (rosette) around a pyramid of fifteen stars each marked with the abbreviation of a state (Kentucky is at the top) and linked together by tiny circles,...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Henry G. Pickering

Early American (1700–1832), 1792–94

Mint

Westwood's Mint, Birmingham, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1156

Accession Number

26.298

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates