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Classic Head type

½ Cent, 1825. OBV: Seven stars dexter and six sinister around nude bust of Liberty, wearing fillet inscribed LIBERTY; date below. Beginning of date further from bust. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around HALF-CENT within laurel wreath; 1/200 below. Edge: Pellet between words of denomination:...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1825

  • Designed and engraved by John Reich, American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833
Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.1340

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins