New York Copper (George Clinton)

American Confederation Period
1787
Designed and engraved by James Falconer Atlee (American (born in England), 1762–1840), Struck by Capt. Thomas Machin (1744/5–1816)


Object Place: New York or Rahway Mills Mint, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 989 (or copy)

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 9.4 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.33 oz.)

Accession Number

01.204

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv: GEORGE * CLINTON * around a bust of Clinton facing right, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle and a plain rim
Rev: The Seal of New York, Justice at left and Liberty at right of an oval depcting sun, mountains and water, surmounted by an eagle, dated 1787 below and EXCELSIOR (curved) at bottom, the whoel surrounded by a beaded circle and a plain rim.
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins