1776 Continental Dollar Coin
A replica of the 1776 coin
The Design and Features of the 1776 Continental Dollar
Designed by Benjamin Franklin, the 1776 Continental Dollar exhibits unique features reflecting the American Revolution’s spirit.
The obverse of the coin bears the inscription “CONTINENTAL CURRENCY 1776”. In addition, it features a sundial with the Latin motto “Fugio,” meaning “I fly” or “I flee,” signifying the fleeting nature of time. Surrounding the sundial are the words “MIND YOUR BUSINESS,” a reminder for citizens to remain
industrious and focused on their w
The coin’s reverse side showcases thirteen linked rings, each representing one of the original thirteen colonies. Within each ring is the abbreviated name of a colony, while the center bears the inscription “AMERICAN CONGRESS” encircled by the phrase “WE ARE ONE.” This design symbolizes the unity and strength of the colonies in their pursuit of independence.
Diameter: 37.7 mm
Silver-Plated lead-free Metal
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the printed description on an insert.