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"Draped Bust" quarter dollar

Object Number: 
INV.13894b
Date: 
1796
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Silver quarter dollar with reeded edge, obverse: bust of Liberty with "LIBERTY" above and "1796" below, 15 stars around perimeter; reverse: eagle atop cluster of clouds and encircled by wreath of olive and palm branches, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" around perimeter.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group