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Shield within a Six-Pointed Star type (variety 2)

CHECK for doubled or normal date and quadruple star outline. ob. shield in 6-pointed star, United States of America 1855 rev. III surrounded by C and stars

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel M. Safford

U.S. Federal Issue, 1855

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

50.2345

Medium or Technique

Composition, 90% silver and 10% copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins