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Draped Bust type (heraldic eagle reverse)

½ Dime, 1800, Rare, Dickinson pg. 170. OBV: Seven stars dex. and six sin. separating LIBERTY-date, around draped bust of Liberty right, hair loosely bound by floating riband. Flat rim, rounded milling. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle displayed; shield argent, six pales gules, a chief...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1800

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.437

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins