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Capped Draped Bust to Left (designed used 1807-1812) Mintage 55,578. Obv.: Draped bust of Liberty left, wearing round cap. Thirteen stars in field. On cap: LIBERTY. Below bust: 1808 Rev.: Eagle with shield, branch and arrows in talons. Above on banner: E PLURIBUS UNUM Legend: UNITED STATES OF...

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Credit Line

Gift of Stack's

U.S. Federal Issue, 1808

  • Designed and engraved by John Reich, American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833
Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

1972.974

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins