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Liberty Head or Morgan type

U.S. Federal Issue
1878
Designed and engraved by George T. Morgan (American (born in England), 1845–1925)


Mint: United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm.

Accession Number

01.291

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

1 Dollar, 1878. OBV: E·PLURIBUS·UNUM-date, separated by seven stars dex. and six sin., above and below head of Liberty left, wearing Thrygian cap and fillet, inscribed with her name; between fillet and cap, wreath, composed of wheat (two ears), two poppies, and four maple leaves. Raised rim, straight beading. REV: UNITED-STATES OF -AMERICA-ONE DOLLAR, separated by star at each end, above and below eagle alighting, fronting spectator, head turned left, three trios of leaves upon laurel branch in dex. talon and three arrows in sin.; “In God we Trust” in gothic characters above head between wings, within laurel wreath; wings separating legend as indicated above. Raised rim, straight beading. Edges milled.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins