Higley Copper "Value Me As You Please"
Early American (1700–1832)
Designed and engraved by Samuel Higley (American, about 1687–1737)
Object Place: Granby, Connecticut , United States
Breen 242; Rulau Conn 5
Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 12.78 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.45 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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
This coin is overall very worn and scratched, including the date 1801 scratched into the field above the deer on the obverse.
Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins