The first circulated coin by the new American federal government.
The legends on this coin are credited to Benjamin Franklin and sometimes referred to as the Franklin cent.
Obverse: FUGIO is Latin for “I Fly” the sun and the hour sun dial was to convey time. So Franklin’s message was that time flies by so you should take care of you business now.
Reverse: 13 Rings representing the states around the coin with the inscription UNITED STATES / WE ARE ONE at the center.
Diameter: 27 mm
Material: Electro Copper plated lead free fine pewter.
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with printed description on insert.