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This type was struck as the Philadelphia mint 1800-05 and supersedes an earlier type with a smaller eagle on the reverse.  The earlier type is very rare, this type is only rare.  The "LIBEKTY" variety shown here, the result of a defective die, commands a slight premium over the normal obverse.
  
''Specification:''
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''Recorded mintage:'' 24,000 (all varieties).
  
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''Specification:'' 1.35 g, .892 fine silver, 16.5 mm diameter, designed by Robert Scot.
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''Catalog reference:'' KM 34.
  
 
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* Breen, Walter H., ''Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins,'' New York: Doubleday, 1987.
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* Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 3rd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
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* Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), ''A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed.,'' Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 25 November 2009

This type was struck as the Philadelphia mint 1800-05 and supersedes an earlier type with a smaller eagle on the reverse. The earlier type is very rare, this type is only rare. The "LIBEKTY" variety shown here, the result of a defective die, commands a slight premium over the normal obverse.

Recorded mintage: 24,000 (all varieties).

Specification: 1.35 g, .892 fine silver, 16.5 mm diameter, designed by Robert Scot.

Catalog reference: KM 34.

Source:

  • Breen, Walter H., Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins, New York: Doubleday, 1987.
  • Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 3rd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.

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