50 Cents, Proof, United States, 1856

50 Cents, Proof, United States, 1856

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin, proof
United States, 1856
Obverse Image: Seated Liberty with shield and cap on staff. 13 stars.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1856
Reverse Image: Eagle with shield over chest, clutching arrows and branch in talons.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOL.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1856
mint
United States Mint
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.05 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0526
catalog number
1985.0441.0526
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Transfer: US Mint
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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