Fugio Cent

American Confederation Period
1787
Designed and engraved by Abel Buell (American, 1742–1825), Struck by James Jarvis (American)


Object Place: New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1310-12

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 9.91 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.35 oz.)

Accession Number

64.96

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

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 (rosette) STATES (rosette) UNITED and enclosing WE / ARE / ONE, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb