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United States, Fifty Cents, Pattern, 1891

United States, Fifty Cents, Pattern, 1891

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing right; stars around and date below. The reverse reintroduces the clouds above the eagle, but in a more stylized way. Two pieces are known, both in the Smithsonian Institution. [reference no. Judd 1764]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1891
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
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: 30.6 mm; 1 7/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.2084
catalog number
1985.0441.2084
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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