Produced by W. and Alex Walker of Birmingham, England as examples of high-quality coins that they could produce for United States circulation at less cost than a government-run mint. Walker shipped 2,500 large eagle cents to Philadelphia for presentation to legislators. Most of these samples found their way into circulation in a coinage starved United States.
Obverse: Portrait of George Washington surrounded by WASHINGTON PRESIDENT, 1791 below
Reverse: Heraldic Eagle, ONE CENT above
Diameter: 30 mm
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on the flip insert
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