1726-1794 Copper Duit - "First New York Penny"


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Wow the history buff on your list with a historic copper duit – widely known as the "First New York Penny!" Struck from 1726-1794, this coin came to the present-day island of Manhattan with Dutch traders from the Dutch West India Company. The use of duit coins continued long after the Dutch island of New Amsterdam was ceded to the British and became New York! Each coin is protected within a 2" x 2" flip and comes displayed in an informative folder with certificate of authenticity. Order now to give this fascinating and affordable piece of history.