12 Penny, George Washington, 1783

Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 penny coin, George Washington
United States, 1783
Obverse Image: Left facing portrait of George Washington wearing a laurel crown.
Obverse Text: WASHINGTON & INDEPENDENCE / 1785
Reverse Image: Britannia seated with a shield.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1783
portrait
Washington, George
place made
United States
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .15 cm x 2.8 cm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
2013.0262.105
accession number
2013.0262
catalog number
2013.0262.105
Credit Line
Lee Eby Collection
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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