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2 12 Dollars, United States, 1808

2 1/2 Dollars, United States, 1808

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 1/2 dollar coin
United States, 1808
Obverse Image: Left-facing Liberty head wearing cap surrounded by 13 stars along coin edge
Obverse Text: LIBERTY (cap band)/ 1808
Reverse Image: American eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield on chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top, ribbon above head
Reverse Text: UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / E / PLURIBUS / UMUM (ribbon) / 2 / 1/2 / D.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1808
mint
United States Mint
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.8 mm x 20 mm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0057
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0057
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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