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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Classic Head type

1 Cent, 1812. OBV: Diademed nude bust of Liberty left, surrounded by thirteen stars, seven before, six behind; date below: diadem inscribed with her name.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1812

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.6989

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins