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Modified Classic Head type

U.S. Federal Issue
1833
Designed and engraved by William Kneass (American, 1781–1841), After John Reich (American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm.

Accession Number

01.1355

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

½ Cent, 1833. OBV: Seven stars dexter and six sinister around nude bust of Liberty, wearing fillet inscribed LIBERTY; date (smaller) below. Beginning of date further from bust. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around HALF-CENT within laurel wreath; 1/200 below. Edge: Pellet between words of denomination: TWO HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR~~. Larger treatment and bar below denomination, between words of which, pellet; fraction wanting. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins