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Numismatics
Mint: Company for Coining Coppers, American, 1785–1788
Designer: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753
Diesinker: Abel Buell, American, 1742–1825

1 Cent from Company for Coining Coppers

1787

Copper

9.6 g, 6:00, 28.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of John Taylor
2001.87.27148
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Connecticut
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

John Taylor, to 1956; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1956–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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