Flowing Hair type (chain reverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
1793
Designed and engraved by Henry Voigt (American)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Sheldon 1; Breen 1632

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 13.26 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.47 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.721

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Chain reverse with abbreviation AMERI.

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