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New Jersey Copper

Obv: NOVA CAESAREA around a horse's head facing right with a plow below and the date 1786 at the bottom (the horse has the "goiter" below the chin), the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Rev: * E * PLURIBUS * UNUM * around a small shield with a low chief point, the whole surrounded by a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

American Confederation Period, dated 1787, struck in 1788


Matthias Ogden's Mint, Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 919

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper, struck on a crude planchet




Numismatics, Coins