Connecticut Copper

American Confederation Period
dated 1787, struck 1788–89
Die sinker Abel Buell (American, 1742–1825), Struck by Capt. Thomas Machin (1744/5–1816)


Mint: Newburgh, Machin's Mills, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 785

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 7.87 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.28 oz.)

Accession Number

92.1537

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv.: AUCTORI CONNEC around bust of George l facing right, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Rev.  ETLIB INDE around liberty seated on a globe and holding an olive branch in one hand and a liberty cap on a pole in the other / 1787 in exergue, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury