12 Dollar, United States, 1853

1/2 Dollar, United States, 1853

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 dollar coin
United States, 1853
Obverse Image: Left-facing head of Liberty, 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Wreath tied with bow.
Reverse Text: HALF DOL. / CALIFORNIA GOLD / 1853
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1853
place made
United States: California
place of issue
United States: California
Physical Description
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
gold (overall metal)
Measurements
overall:.05 cm x 1.1 cm; 1/32 in x 7/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0016
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0016
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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