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2 12 Dollars, Proof, United States, 18241

2 1/2 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1824/1

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing left, stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto above, denomination below. This is one of six proof quarter eagles known for 1824.
The obverse die used for this coin was first dated 1821. The die was redated three years later to produce a handful of proofs dated 1824. Collectors call such coins "overdates."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1824
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
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: 19 mm; 3/4 in
ID Number
1988.0063.0078
catalog number
1988.0063.0078
accession number
1988.0063
Credit Line
Transfer from the United States Mint
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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