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Fugio cent

Object Number: 
INV.13867g
Date: 
1787
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Marks: 
Struck: Obverse: "FUGIO 1787/MIND YOUR/BUSINESS" Struck: Reverse: "UNITED STATES/WE ARE ONE"
Description: 
Obverse: a sundial above which is the sun resplendant; Reverse: a circular chain of thirteen links.
Gallery Label: 
The designs and inscriptions on these cents were suggested by Benjamin Franklin.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group