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Seated Liberty type (with arrows and rays)

U.S. Federal Issue
1853 O
Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre (American, 1794–1869), After Robert Ball Hughes (American, 1806–1868), and Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.811

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