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Capped Bust type (50 cents variety)

Obv.: Bust of Liberty l., date below 1838 Rev.: Heraldic eagle, legend around "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 50 C / E. PLURIBIS UNUM" NOTE: the real 1838 coin has HALF DOL. on the reverse not 50 C.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

U.S. Federal Issue, dated 1838

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Medium or Technique

Base Metal (German Silver)




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