Silver Half Dollar Coin, 1853
Half Dollar (50 cents) United States coin from 1853. Obverse has the image of a Liberty seated beside a shield, holding a staff with a cap in her left hand surrounded by 13 stars and with arrowheads at the date below the image. Reverse shows an eagle with a left-turned head, holding arrows and an olive branch with rays over its head surrounded by the inscription - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HALF DOL.
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Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Standard Coin Catalogue (New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1893) 26