1798 DRAPED BUST 1C, 2ND HAIR STYLE MS65+ Brown
NICKNAMED "THE GOLDEN BISCUIT" BECAUSE OF ITS GOLDEN TAN COLOR, THIS IS CONSIDERED THE FINEST KNOWN S-179. STYLE II HAIR. RARITY-3. GARRETT SPECIMEN. CAC.
In 1798, the first water system was created in New York City and city planners used hollowed out pine trees to do it. Despite the temporary purpose one might think these trees serve, some of them were never replaced and continue to be used to this day. This 1798 cent recalls interesting materials of the first New York City water system.