United States, New York, Copper Pattern, 1787

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.
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copper (overall metal)
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overall: 28 mm; 1 3/32 in
place of issue
United States: New York
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Coins, Currency and Medals
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
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