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Coin excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Coin excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Title
Coin excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Date 
1740-1783
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description 
Copper coin excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Object Number 
INV.5924.520
Gallery Label 
This coin was excavated on October 6, 1936 by the Field Exploration Committee at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th Street in Washington Heights. It was probably used to pay a British soldier.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group