New Jersey Copper

American Confederation Period
dated 1786, struck 1786–87
Designed by Walter Mould (American), After George Wyon III (English, 1744–1797), and Thomas Wyon (English, born in 1767), Die sinker Benjamin Dudley (English), Struck by Thomas Goadsby, and Albion Cox


Mint: Rahway Mills Mint, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 888?

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 10.15 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.36 oz.)

Accession Number

64.90

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv: NOVA CAESAREA around a horse’s head facing right with a plow below and the date 1786 at the bottom (the plow has a coulter and a curved beam), the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Rev: * E * PLURIBUS * UNUM * around a narrow shield, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb