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Braided Hair Coronet type

1 Cent, 1848. OBV: Diademed nude bust of Liberty left, hair tied behind with pearls, thirteen small stars around, undivided; date below: diadem inscribed with her name.

Credit Line

Gift of William G. Preston

U.S. Federal Issue, 1848

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.7024

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins