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Draped Bust type

1 Cent, 1799. OBV: LIBERTY above deminude bust of Liberty right, hair tied loosely behing, upon pole, surmounted by Thrygian cap; date below.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1799

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.6976

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins