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Confederate Half Dollar

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Confederate States Issue, dated 1861, struck 1879

Mint

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 8002

Accession Number

2004.830

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins