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Confederate Half Dollar (Scott obverse)

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

dated 1861, struck 1879

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.1166

Medium or Technique

White metal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates