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Higley Copper "Value Me As You Please"

Early American (1700–1832)
about 1737
Designed and engraved by Samuel Higley (American, about 1687–1737)

Object Place: Granby, Connecticut , United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 242; Rulau Conn 5


Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 12.78 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.45 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: VALUE. ME. AS. YOU. PLEASE around a circle enclosing a deer facing left with III within an ornament below, a pointing hand to left and a pentagram to right
Rev: J. CUT. MY. WAY. THROUGH. around a circle enclosing an axe, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Edge: plain
This coin is overall very worn and scratched, including the date 1801 scratched into the field above the deer on the obverse.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins