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50 Cents, United States, 1863

50 Cents, United States, 1863

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin
United States, 1863
Obverse Image: Seating Liberty, looking right above her shoulder, with a Phrygian cap on a stick and a shield, thirteen stars surrounding; counterstamped in Chinese.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TS'AI / SHENG
Reverse Image: Eagle looking left, grasping branch and arrows in it talons with text surrounding; counterstamped in Chinese.
Reverse Text: Romanization:UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / HALF / DOL. / S (Chinese text needs translation).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1863
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 31 mm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.413
catalog number
2017.0116.413
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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