Mint: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.76 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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
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.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse