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Transitional Matron Head type

U.S. Federal Issue
1839
Designed and engraved by William Kneass (American, 1781–1841), and Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), After Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823), and John Reich (American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

2004.733

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Head of 1838.

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