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Corcoran Legion Fifth regiment. Col. William McEvily. A few good men are wanted to fill up Capt. Wm. L. Monegan's company. This is a splendid opportunity for young men to join a Crack Regiment.
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embossed: (1893.5m), front of coin: "LIBERTY/1807"; on back: "AMERICA/ONE CENT"
Copper cent; on front is a profile bust of a woman encircled by a border of stars; inscribed on both sides.
This coin was found in February, 1893 inside the buried hulk of a vessel during digging for a power house on the cable road at Front Street, between Broad and Whitehall Streets in lower Manhattan. The ship was probably sunk as ballast for landfill sometime between 1770 and 1820.
Gift of John D. Crimmins, 1893
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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