Copper Cent Coin, 1659
Cent (1 cent) Obverse has the image of a right facing sailing ship. Reverse shows a shield surrounded by 13 equally-spaced stars. Sometimes referred to as the “Carolina Piece"; reason unknown.
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Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Standard Coin Catalogue (New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1893) 15