New York Copper (Nova Eborac - large head)

American Confederation Period
1787
Designed by John Bailey (1751–1823), Possibly designed by Ephraim Brasher (American, 1744–1810), Engraved by Gilbert Rindell


Object Place: Bailey's Mint or Ogden & Rindell's Mint, New York or New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 985

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 8.00 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.28 oz.)

Accession Number

01.207

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv: (rosette) NOVA (rosette) EBORAC (rosette) around a large laureate bust in armor facing right, the whole surrounded by a beaded or toothed rim
Rev: (rosette) VIRT. ET LIB (rosette) around a seated figure of Liberty facing left, holding an olive branch and a liberty cap and pole, dated 1787 below, the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins