25 Cents, Proof, United States, 1856

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One (1) 25 cent coin, proof

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United States, 1856

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Obverse Image: Seated Liberty holding a capped pole and resting her hand on a shield. 13 stars.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1856

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Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest.

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Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / QUAR. DOL.

Date Made: 1856

Mint: United States MintEngraver: Gobrecht, Christian

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

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Credit Line: Transfer: US Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0441.0528Catalog Number: 1985.0441.0528Accession 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: .15 cm x 2.4 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-8256-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1079484

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