Quartar Dollar from Philadelphia Artist: Hermon Atkins MacNeil (American, 1866–1947)
Mint: Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)




6.21 g, 6:00, 24.5 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Paul M. Atkins, B.A. 1914

Accession Number



20th century


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Obverse Description

Obverse Description: LIBERTY inwardly 11:00-1:00, IN GOD - WE TRUST on architrave of wall in whose opening stands a figure of Liberty draped to feet, r. breast bare, shield on l. shoulder, holding olive branch in r. hand resting on wall. On exergual platform, date.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: UNITED STATES inwardly 11:00-1:00, OF / AMERICA across upper field; below, in smaller characters, E PLURIBUS / UNUM. QUARTER DOLLAR outwardly 5:00-7:00. Eagle flying r. Between enclosing legends, 5 stars l. and r., 3 more beneath eagle.


Paul M. Atkins, to about 1972; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1972 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

coins, money

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