Indian Head or "Buffalo" type (variety 2)

U.S. Federal Issue
1913
Designed and engraved by Charles E. Barber (American (born in England), 1840–1917), After James Earle Fraser (American, 1876–1953)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.783

Medium or Technique

Nickel-Copper

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

FIVE CENTS in recess.

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