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MINT? 2½ Dollars, 1838. OBV: Nude bust of Liberty left; wearing diadem, inscribed with her name; surrounded by thirteen stars; date below. Broad raised milled rim. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle alighting, posed right, head looking back; on breast, shield argent, six pales gules, a...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1838

Mint

United States

Accession Number

01.271

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins