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Capped Bust type (heraldic eagle reverse, shield with six pales gules)

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Capped Bust to Right, Heraldic Eagle (used from 1797-1804) Mintage of 44,344 Obv.: Draped bust of Liberty right, wearing cap of freedom; Below: 1801. above: LIBERTY. Thirteen stars around. R/. Eagle with shield, arrow in right talon, branch in left. Stars and clouds above. E PLURIBUS...

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Credit Line

Gift of Stack's

U.S. Federal Issue, 1801

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

1972.972

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins