New Jersey Copper

American Confederation Period
dated 1786, struck 1786–87
Designed by Walter Mould (American), After George Wyon III (English, 1744–1797)


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