4 Dollars, United States, 1879

4 Dollars, United States, 1879

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United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty head with flowing hair, facing left; fineness around, date below. Reverse: Large star, denomination below. This is the most common of the Stella patterns. The term Stella comes from the Latin word for star that formed the design on the reverse. It is estimated that 425 examples of this pattern exist. [reference no. Judd 1635]
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Object Name
date made
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)
overall:.15 cm x 2.16 cm; 1/16 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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