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Capped Bust of Liberty type (remodeled portrait and eagle)

Obverse and reverse do not match up to each other for the year 1837. Possibly modified coin. Card says " "Like 01.7081 but with "lettered edge" when coin should have a milled or reeded edge. this coin is strongly suspect and can easily have had a 6 in date altered to a 7" ob. Bust of Liberty,...

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Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

U.S. Federal Issue, dated 1837, possibly modified 1836


Philadelphia, Pernnsylvania, United States

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Numismatics, Coins