2 1/2 Dollars, United States, 1808
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- U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
- Reich, John
- Description (Brief)
- One (1) 2 1/2 dollar coin
- United States, 1808
- Obverse Image: Left-facing Liberty head wearing cap surrounded by 13 stars along coin edge.
- Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1808
- Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield on chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top, ribbon above head.
- Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 2 1/2 D.
- United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Draped bust of liberty facing left, wearing a Liberty cap; thirteen stars; date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto E PLURIBUS UNUM on ribbon above; denomination below. This coin was designed by recent German immigrant John Reich. This quarter eagle design was only produced for one year. Fewer than three thousand quarter eagles of this type were struck.
- Currently not on view
- Credit Line
- Chase Manhattan
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- Physical Description
- gold (overall metal)
- 0 (overall die axis)
- 0 (overall die axis measurement)
- struck (overall production method)
- overall: .1 cm x 2.01 cm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in
- place of issue
- United States
- Related Publication
- Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
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