Indian Head type (with periods)

U.S. Federal Issue
1907
Designed and engraved by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American (born in Ireland), 1848–1907)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 16.75 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.59 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1089

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

sandblast proof, wire rim

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