Brasher’s Gold

$2.60

SKU: NY-2 Category:

Description

Ephraim Brasher, a New York City Goldsmith & Jeweler designed this Gold Piece, which was struck in 1787. The colonists had little need for coinage greater than copper & silver, but business transactions in larger cities did require Gold. This coin weighed 408 grams & was worth $16.00 at that time. The Brasher Half-Doubloon was struck from the same die, but on a smaller, thinner scale. AN EXACT REPLICA
NY-2

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 4 × 3 × .125 in