“Bar Copper” cent 1785

$2.15

SKU: NY-7 Category:

Description

This coin is believed to belong to the same issue as the Nova Constellatio Coppers, which was probably made in Birmingham, England by Thomas Wyon for circulation in America. It was circulated in NYC during November 1785. On the obverse is a large Roman letter USA monogram. The reverse has 13 parallel & unconnected bars which stood for the 13 states that united into a single entity as symbolized by the interlocking letters USA.
AN EXACT REPLICA
NY-7

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 4 × 3 × .125 in