United States, New York, Copper Pattern, 1787

Description
Produced at a private mint, either in New York City or Rahway Mills, New Jersey. Obverse: Portrait of New York Governor George Clinton. Reverse: Arms of New York state, date below. Struck for the same purposes as the Indian/New York arms copper, the Clinton variety had no greater success. Eight to ten specimens including this one are known.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1787
Physical Description
copper (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 28 mm; 1 3/32 in
place of issue
United States: New York
ID Number
1991.0009.0133
catalog number
1991.0009.0133
accession number
1991.0009
catalog number
91.9.133
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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