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Classic Head type (no motto)

U.S. Federal Issue
1838
Designed by William Kneass (American, 1781–1841), After John Reich (American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833), Engraved by Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.1021

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

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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