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|The Washington grate cent
The Liberty & Security halfpenny
Both coins bearing George Washingtons portrait are part of a series produced in England between 1783 and 1795. The back of the cent shows a fireplace and grate. The back of the halfpenny shows motifs common on later U.S. coins: the eagle, shield, and stars.