New Jersey Copper

American Confederation Period
1788
Designed and engraved by Walter Mould (American), After George Wyon III (English, 1744–1797), and Thomas Wyon (English, born in 1767)


Mint: Walter Mould's Mint, Morristown, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 949?

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 8.72 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.31 oz.)

Accession Number

64.89

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv: (ornament?) NOVA (ornament?) CAESAREA (ornament?) around a horse’s head facing right with a plow below and the date 1788 at the bottom (the obverse is too worn to identify the ornaments or the border)
Rev: * E * PLURIBUS * UNUM * around a shield with two small leaves below, the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb