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Braided Hair Coronet type

U.S. Federal Issue
1843
Designed and engraved by Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.738

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obvers of 1842, reverse of 1844

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse