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New York Copper (Nova Eborac - large head)

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Obv: (rosette) NOVA (rosette) EBORAC (rosette) around a large laureate bust in armor facing right, the whole surrounded by a beaded or toothed rim Rev: (rosette) VIRT. ET LIB (rosette) around a seated figure of Liberty facing left, holding an olive branch and a liberty cap and pole, dated 1787...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

American Confederation Period, 1787

Object Place

Bailey's Mint or Ogden & Rindell's Mint, New York or New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 985


Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 8.00 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.28 oz.)

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