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Coin

Object Number: 
INV.6174.4
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "GEORGIVS REX"; back: "BRITANNIA/.........."
Description: 
Copper coin; profile bust stamped on front and female Britannia figure on back, holding staff and leaning on shield; stamped marks on both sides.
Gallery Label: 
This coin was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at an American Revolutionary War campsite on the Cat Rock Road in Putnam County, NY (Hudson Highlands).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group