1796 Myddelton Copper Token
Early American Post Colonial Coinage
Considered to be one of most beautiful designs among tokens issued for American circulation.
Obverse: Standing figure of Liberty welcomes two British youth presented to her by Hope. Emblems of peace and plenty, BRITISH SETTLEMENT KENTUCKY 1796.
Reverse: Seated Britannia, head downward, treading on emblems of peace and Justice, PAYABLE BY P.P.P. MYDDELTON
Diameter: 29 mm