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Capped Bust type

50 Cents, 1836. OBV: (no legend) Deminude draped bust of Liberty left, wearing Thrygian cap, inscribed with her name; seven stars before and six behind, surrounding; date below. (weaker bust, smaller stars, and beaded rim)

Credit Line

Gift of William G. Preston

U.S. Federal Issue, 1837

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.7109

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins