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

Pointed Ray Fugio Cent

1787

Copper

910.3 g, 6:00, 28.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Henry Champion, B.A. 1860, M.A., LL.B. 1863
2001.87.27152
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Henry Champion, to about 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1867 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.