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Continental Dollar Pattern (EG FECIT)

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Obv: CONTINENTAL CURRENCY / 1776 around a circle containing FUGIO / EG FECIT and the sun with rays, enclosing another circle containing a sun dial and MIND YOUR / BUSINESS, the whoe surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: Thirteen linked rings each naming one of the colonies and enclosing a circle with...

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Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

American Confederation Period, 1776

Mint

Freehold, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1095

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 40 mm, 16.62 gm (1 9/16 in., 0.59 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1156

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins