2 and 1/2 Dollars, United States, 1824/1

United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing left, stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto above, denomination below. This is one of six proof quarter eagles known for 1824.
The obverse die used for this coin was first dated 1821. The die was redated three years later to produce a handful of proofs dated 1824. Collectors call such coins "overdates."
Object Name
date made
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall: 19 mm; 3/4 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
The Value of Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Transfer from the United States Mint
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
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