United States, Two and a Half Dollars, Proof, 1837

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, hair bound with a fillet, stars surrounding, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. Two other quarter eagle proofs have been reported for 1837, although those two may be the same coin, sold in 1904 and kept in hiding for three-quarters of a century!
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1837
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
Measurements
overall: 18.5 mm; 23/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0284
catalog number
1985.0441.0284
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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