1 Cent Vieques Island Counterstamp

Features

Country Vieques Island (Puerto Rico)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1783-1785
Value 1 Cent (1)
Currency Countermarked coinage (12-Rays sun, 1858)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.9 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 133730
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Countermark (sun with 12 rays) on U.S. Nova Constellatio Copper. (Host design:) An eye surrounded by rays and stars., Circular legend around

Lettering: NOVA · CONSTELATIO

Translation: New Constellation

Reverse

(Host design:) U·S surrounded by a wreath. Circular legend around

Lettering:
LIBERTAS ♦ JUSTITIA
U•S
• 1783 •

Translation:
Liberty Justice
U(nited) S(tates)
1783

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Counterstamped on U.S. Pre-Federal KM# EA7


Images of host coins (pics by Ginger)

Counterstamped on U.S. Pre-Federal KM# EA9


Images of host coins (pics by Montana 2011)


Image of counterstamp (detail of Heritage Auctions pic)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1783-1785) 

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