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Liberty Seated type (arrows at date omitted, cereal wreath reverse)

U.S. Federal Issue
Designed 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), Designed and engraved by William Barber (American, 1807–1879)

Mint: United States


Diameter: 18 mm.

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Medium or Technique


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1 Dime, 1890. OBV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Liberty seated on rock super mare right, looking back, holding staff surmounted by cap in left hand, right hand resting on national shield, across which is thrown a riband inscribed with her name; date, medium sized and curved,between two arrowheads. Surrounded by thirteen stars, arranged seven dex., one between head and pole, and five sin. Raised rim, straight milling. REV: ONE-DIME within cereal wreath composed of wheat and maple leaves dex. and Indian corn and oak leaves sin. Raised rim, straight milling. Edges: wide straight milled across.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins