50 Cents, United States, 1839

50 Cents, United States, 1839

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin
United States, 1839
Obverse Image: Seated Liberty with shield and cap on staff. 13 stars.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1839
Reverse Image: Eagle with shield over chest, clutching arrows and branch in talons.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOL.
General Information: With drapery from elbow.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1839
mint
United States Mint
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.075 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0304
catalog number
1985.0441.0304
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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