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Draped Bust type

U.S. Federal Issue
1797
Designed and engraved by Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823), After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Sheldon 9-J Rar. 3

Accession Number

64.97

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Draped Bust type.
Obv.: Liberty facing r., above “LIBERTY”; date below, 1797. Die break behind hair ribbon as specified by Sheldon 131 (the more common variety) Struck slightly off-center.
Rev.: “ONE CENT” in field, wreath around, legend “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1/100”

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb