1787 Massachusetts Cent and Half Cent Set

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On October 17, 1786, the Massachusetts General Court passed an act to establish a mint. The council established that the design would incorporate the figure of an Indian with a bow and arrow and a star on one side, with the word “Commonwealth”. The reverse was to have a spread eagle with words Massachusetts 1787.

The Massachusetts 1787 and 1788 cents and half cents were the first coins bearing the denomination cent and half-cent as established by Congress.

Cent – 28 mm
Half-cent – 24 mm

Stamped with the word copy
Copper plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.


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