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Capped bust type

10 Cents, 1821. OBV: Deminude draped bust of Liberty, wearing Thrygian cap, inscribed LIBERTY; hair in losse curls; drapery held by broach; facing to left; surrounded by thirteen stars, (seven before, six behind); date below. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle with open pendant wings,...

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Credit Line

Gift of William G. Preston

U.S. Federal Issue, 1821

  • Designed by John Reich, American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833
Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Numismatics, Coins