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Capped Bust type (large size, with motto)

Capped Bust Type (1815–1838); Variety 1--Large Size (1815–1828) ob. Bust of Liberty, 1815, stars rev. Heraldic eagle, E. Pluribus Unum, United ... , 25 C.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

U.S. Federal Issue, 1815

  • Designed and engraved by John Reich, American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833
  • Engraved with Robert Scot, American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823
Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

98.1388

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins