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New York Copper (George Clinton)

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Obv: GEORGE * CLINTON * around a bust of Clinton facing right, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle and a plain rim Rev: The Seal of New York, Justice at left and Liberty at right of an oval depcting sun, mountains and water, surmounted by an eagle, dated 1787 below and EXCELSIOR (curved) at...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

American Confederation Period, 1787

Object Place

New York or Rahway Mills Mint, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 989 (or copy)


Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 9.4 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.33 oz.)

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Numismatics, Coins