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Two-Headed Coronet type

U.S. Federal Issue
dated 1851 and 1854
After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Mint: United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm.

Accession Number

01.2001

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Edge plain. OBV: Thirteen mullets around nude bust of Liberty, facing left, wearing diadem inscribed LIBERTY, hair twice tied behind with string of pearls; large date (1851) below; surounded by milled circle at base of broad rim. REV: Same as obverse, but date 1854 and milled circle higher than broad rim, which latter is on the level of the field.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins