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).
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 31 mm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
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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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