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New Jersey Copper

American Confederation Period
dated 1787, struck in 1788
Designed by Walter Mould (American), After George Wyon III (English, 1744–1797), and Thomas Wyon (English, born in 1767)

Mint: Matthias Ogden's Mint, Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 919


Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 9.82 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.35 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper, struck on a crude planchet

Not On View





Obv: NOVA CAESAREA around a horse’s head facing right with a plow below and the date 1786 at the bottom (the horse has the “goiter” below the chin), the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Rev: * E * PLURIBUS * UNUM * around a small shield with a low chief point, the whole surrounded by a serrated rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb