United States, Two and a Half Dollars, Proof, 1856

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty with feather headdress, facing left. Reverse: Denomination and date within cereal wreath. Numismatist Walter Breen listed two proofs of this coin for this year. Apparently, he missed this one.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1856
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: dia. 17.8 mm; wt. 4.180 g
place of issue
United States
ID Number
NU*283645.0325
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0078
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Political History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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