50 Cents, United States, 1853

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One (1) 50 cent coin

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United States, 1853

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Obverse Image: Seated Liberty with shield and cap on staff. 13 stars. Arrows on either side of date.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1853

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Reverse Image: Eagle with shield over chest, clutching arrows and branch in talons. Rays around eagle.

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Date Made: 1853

Mint: U.S. Mint, New OrleansDesigner: Gobrecht, Christian

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Transfer: US Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0441.0477Catalog Number: 1985.0441.0477Accession Number: 1985.0441

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 3.075 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7fe9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1079005

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