in 1787 the fugio cent was the first us coin to

In 1787, the Fugio cent was the first US coin to be authorized by Congress and minted.  It was made of .36 oz of copper and bore the phrases ‘Mind Your Business’ and ‘We Are One’.

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Source: https://www.frbatlanta.org/about/tours/story-of-money/11-after-revolution/fugio-cent.aspx

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