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Liberty Seated type (stars on obverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
1838
Designed and engraved by Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), After Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.774

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

small stars

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