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Draped Bust type

Draped Bust type. Obv.: Liberty facing r., above "LIBERTY"; date below, 1797. Die break behind hair ribbon as specified by Sheldon 131 (the more common variety) Struck slightly off-center. Rev.: "ONE CENT" in field, wreath around, legend "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

U.S. Federal Issue, 1797

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Sheldon 9-J Rar. 3

Accession Number

64.97

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins