Boston Police Mounted Unit Coin

Boston Police Mounted Unit Coin The Boston Police Department is the Nation's first Police Department. This historic coin shows both sides of the coin. The Mounted unit was established in 1873 and it also is the first mounted unit. This coin is 2" in size. Comes in a Plastic protective sleeve. The Boston Police Moun ted Unit was once a comforting and familiar sight on the streets of Boston. Tourists and locals alike were comforted and entertained by the large police horses and the officers who rode them. They could be seen in many parts of downtown Boston; they were a staple at Fenway Park; one could hear the hooves of their horses clip clopping on the cobblestones in the older parts of the city. Most of all, they were a symbol of the city's deep roots in history in tradition.