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Liberty Head type (small)

U.S. Federal Issue
1852 O
Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre (American, 1794–1869)


Mint: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Accession Number

2004.1010

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

holed

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