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Massachusetts Copper ("Horned" eagle)

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Obv: COMMON / WEALTH around the Indian and star of the Massachusetts Seal, the whole surrounded by a faintly serrated rim Rev: MASSACHUSETTS · around the eagle and shield from the Great Seal (there is a die flaw at the eagle's head that looks like a horn) with CENT on the shield and dated 1787...

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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 960

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29.5 mm, 9.46 gm (1 3/16 in., 0.34 oz.)

Accession Number

01.174

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins