United States, Fifty Cents, Pattern, 1891

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Description
In this unconventional design Barber experimented with a standing Liberty surrounded by rays and an eagle perched behind her. This pattern was never adopted.
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: 30.6 mm; 1 7/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.2081
catalog number
1985.0441.2081
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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