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Massachusetts Copper

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Obv: COMMON / WEALTH around the Indian and star of the Massachusetts Seal (the feather tip of the arrow is between the W and the E), the whole surrounded by a faintly serrated rim Rev: MASSACHUSETTS · in thick letters around the eagle and shield from the Great Seal with the inscription worn off...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

American Confederation Period, 1787

Mint

Joshua Wetherle's Mint, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 966

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 24.5 mm, 4.79 gm (15/16 in., 0.17 oz.)

Accession Number

01.189

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins