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Connecticut copper

Object Number: 
INV.13875f
Date: 
1787
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Marks: 
Struck: Obverse: "AUCTORI CONNEC" Struck: Reverse: "INDE ET LIB 1787"
Description: 
Obverse: male bust facing left. Reverse: Liberty seated facing left.
Gallery Label: 
The inscriptions mean "By the authority of Connecticut" and "Independence and Liberty".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group