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New Jersey Copper

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Obv: NOVA CAESAREA around a horse's head facing right with a plow below and the date 1786 at the bottom (the plow has a coulter and a curved beam), the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Rev: * E * PLURIBUS * UNUM * around a narrow shield, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

American Confederation Period, dated 1786, struck 1786–87

Mint

Rahway Mills Mint, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 888?

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 10.15 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.36 oz.)

Accession Number

64.90

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins