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Obv: (rosette) FUGIO. (rosette) / (rosette) 1787 (rosette) around a sundial with a sun shining above it and MIND (ornament) YOUR (ornament) / BUSINESS (ornament) in the exergue below, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim Rev: A thick chain of thireen links around a circle imprinted with...

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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.

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

American Confederation Period, 1787


New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1310-12


Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.76 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)

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