Indian Head type (with motto)

U.S. Federal Issue
1908
Designed and engraved by Charles E. Barber (American (born in England), 1840–1917), After Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American (born in Ireland), 1848–1907)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.1091

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

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