25 Cents, United States, 1853

25 Cents, United States, 1853

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 25 cent coin
United States, 1853
Obverse Image: Seated Liberty holding a capped pole and resting her hand on a shield. 13 stars. Arrows on either side of date.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1853
Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Rays around eagle.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / QUAR. DOL.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1853
mint
United States Mint
engraver
Gobrecht, Christian
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
city
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
city and province
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
province
United States: Pennsylvania
country
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ID Number
NU.312033.0048
catalog number
73.113.052
accession number
312033
Credit Line
Wilson, Rowland S.
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Data Source
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