United States, Two and a Half Dollars, Proof, 1848

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, with coronet; stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. This is the "normal" 1848 quarter eagle (without CAL). This is one of only four known specimens in proof.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1848
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 17.8 mm; 11/16 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.0405
catalog number
1985.0441.0405
accession number
1985.0441
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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