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Capped Bust type (heraldic eagle reverse)

Rare. 2½ Dollars, 1807. OBV: LIBERTY between thirteen stars,(seven before, six after), around draped bust of Liberty right, wearing Thrygian cap; date below. Flat milled rim. REV: UNITED-STATES OF-AMERICA around eagle displayed ; on breast, shield argent, six pales gules, a chief azure; E...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1807

  • Designed and engraved by Robert Scot, American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823
Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.270

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins