Fifty Cents Pattern, United States, 1916

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty walking left, towards the dawn; date below. Reverse: Eagle perched, facing left. With slight differences in lettering and date from other patterns, it is very similar to the adopted designs for the new half dollar. This is a Rarity-8 pattern which means that only two or three are known. [reference no. Judd 1994]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1916
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: dia. 30.6 mm; wt. 12.405 g
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0551.0757
catalog number
1985.0551.0757
accession number
1985.0551
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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