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Liberty Cap type (head facing right)

U.S. Federal Issue
1795
Designed and engraved by John Smith Gardner, After Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823), and Augustin Dupré (French, 1748–1833)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.713

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Plain edge, no pole.

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