Bronze Replica Continental Dollar Key Chain
Continental Dollar Bronze Pendant :
Made in the USA..
Size: Width -1.5 Inch — Height: 1.8 inch
Key chain and ring:
Made in Italy
Material: Sterling Silver
Size: 3 inch
Obverse bears the date 1776 with the inscription CONTINENTAL CURRENCY. Within is a sundial and below is MIND YOUR BUSINESS with FUGIO (“I fly”, a reference to the passage of time).
Reverse has 13 intertwined circles each the name of a state (13 colonies). In the center is the inscription AMERICAN CONGRESS – WE ARE ONE.
The legends on this coin are credited to Benjamin Franklin: FUGIO is Latin for “I Fly” the sun and the hour sun dial was to convey time.
Franklin’s message was that time flies by, so you should take care of your business now.