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Draped Bust type

½ Cent, 1803. OBV: LIBERTY above draped bust of Liberty right, hair loosely bound by riband. Date below. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around HALF-CENT within laurel wreath; 1/200 below. Edge: words of denomination: TWO HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR~~.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1803

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.1304

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins