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Liberty Seated type (heraldic eagle reverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
1859 O
Designed and engraved by Robert Ball Hughes (American, 1806–1868), After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872), and Titian Ramsay Peale (American, 1799–1885)


Mint: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Accession Number

2004.873

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

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