George Washington Draped Bust Coin: Early Rebuplic coin
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "I"
Copper struck coin with draped bust of Washington adorned with laurel wreath facing left; surrounding legend: ".WASHINGTON & INDEPENDENCE./1783." Reverse shows seated figure of Liberty holding laurel branches and Phrygian cap on a pole; legend above: "UNITED STATES."
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
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