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Capped Bust type

5 Cents, 1831. OBV: Deminude draped bust of Liberty left, wearing Thrygian cap, inscribed with her name and a broach on her shoulder; seven stars before, six behind; date below.

Credit Line

Gift of William G. Preston

U.S. Federal Issue, 1831

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

01.6862

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins