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Liberty Cap type (head facing right)

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Normal relief head with knobbed 9 in date and heavy wreath on reverse.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

U.S. Federal Issue, 1794

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1506 or 1507

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 23.5 mm, 6.82 gm (15/16 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.712

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins