Draped Bust type (small eagle reverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
1796
Designed and engraved by Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823), and John Eckstein (American, flourished 1750–1800), After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Browning 2; Breen 3882

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 6.77 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.806

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