Twenty-Five Cents Coin Pattern, United States, 1891

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped Liberty head right, date below. Reverse: Heraldic eagle, stars and clouds above, denomination below. This pattern incorporates all of the designs to be introduced on circulating quarters in the following year. However, the clouds on the pattern design were removed before production commenced. Two specimens of this pattern exist, both at the Smithsonian Institution. [reference no. Judd 1761]
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1891
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 24.3 mm; 31/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.2079
catalog number
1985.0441.2079
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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