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Liberty Cap type

1 Cent, 1794. OBV: LIBERTY- date around nude bust of Liberty right, hair flowing bound by fillet on top; supporting on further side, a pole surmounted by a cap. Half curl; cap less freer of head; date freer but 4 close bust. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around ONE-CENT within laurel wreath,...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1794

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United States

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Numismatics, Coins