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Flowing Hair type

½ Dollar, 1794, Pierced and otherwise defaced. OBV: LIBERTY between fifteen stars, (eight-seven) around nude bust of Liberty right, flowing hair bound on top of head with plain fillet; date below, separating stars. Flat milled rim, rounded milling. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1794

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.293

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins