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Flying Eagle type

U.S. Federal Issue
1857
Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre (American, 1794–1869), After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Titian Ramsay Peale (American, 1799–1885)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.747

Medium or Technique

Copper-Nickel

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

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