Mint: Massachusetts, United States
Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 10.00 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.35 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: COMMON / WEALTH around the Indian and star of the Massachusetts Seal, the whole surrounded by a faintly serrated rim
Rev: MASSACHUSETTS · around the eagle and shield from the Great Seal with CENT on the shield and dated 1787 in the exergue, the whole surrounded by a faintly serrated 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