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Vermont Copper (VERMONTENSIUM)

American Confederation Period
1786
Designed and engraved by Col. William Coley (American), Struck by Reuben Harmon, Jr. (American)


Mint: Rupert, Vermont, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 713 v.2

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27-28 mm, 8.27 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.29 oz.)

Accession Number

64.94

Medium or Technique

Copper, struck off-center on a rough planchet

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Americas

Classifications

Coins

This is the second of the three varieties with the rays on the R and S in RES.
Obv: VERMONTENSIUM· RES· PUBLICA· around sun rising over mountains with eight trees and a plow below ·1786· at bottom, the whole surrounded by a beade circle
Rev: STELLA. QUARTA. DECIMA. around rays and stars radiating out from a circle enclosing an eye, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle
Edge: rough

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb