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Coin excavated at Sneeden's Landing

Object Number: 
INV.6227.85
Date: 
1750-1783
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Copper coin.
Gallery Label: 
This coin was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at Sneeden's Landing, a blockhouse on the west side of the Hudson River in Rockland County, New York. Built in 1780 by a French officer, the blockhouse was garrisoned by Continental Army and French troops.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group