50 Cents, United States, 1891

Description
For this reverse, Barber portrayed a second eagle within a wreath, a design that was extremely cluttered. These two coins are the only known.
Object Name
coin
Pattern Coin
date made
1891
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 30 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
place made
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.2086
catalog number
1985.0441.2086
accession number
1985.0441
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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