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Washington Half Dollar Token

Obv: G. WASHINGTON. PRESIDENT. I. around a bust of Washington in military costume and facing left, J792 below, thew wholose surrounded by a slightly beaded rim Rev: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the Great Seal of the United States, fifteen stars are above the head and between the wings and is...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860), dated 1792, struck after 1859

Place of Use

United States

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Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 25M; Miller Pa 210 and Pa 213 mule

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