Capped Bust type (heraldic eagle reverse, shield with six pales gules)

U.S. Federal Issue
1801
Designed and engraved by Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

1972.972

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Capped Bust to Right, Heraldic Eagle (used from 1797-1804)
Mintage of 44,344
Obv.: Draped bust of Liberty right, wearing cap of freedom; Below: 1801. above: LIBERTY. Thirteen stars around.
R/. Eagle with shield, arrow in right talon, branch in left. Stars and clouds above.
E PLURIBUS UNUM
Legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Credit Line

Gift of Stack's