Click to enlargeJ1504/P1666

George T. Morgan's famous Liberty Head design previously believed to have been modeled after Anna Williams. Although listed second in Pollock, this is actually the first die.

6 examples of this design are known with the following 2 examples confirmed from this obverse die:

1) Maris 6/1886, Garrett-JHU, Stacks 3/76, Sieck-81 ANA - choice proof (alignment 180 degrees)

2) JJ Teaparty-October 95 Coin World Ad, Saul Teichman - circulated & cleaned VF (alignment 170 or 190 degrees), illustrated below courtesy of Saul Teichman

To see the other obverse paired with this reverse, P1658, click here

To compare both obverses side by side, click here

This design was also struck in copper only from this obverse die J1505/P1667.

For pedigree information click here

An obverse hub trial of just the head of Liberty, JA1877-4/P3428, is also known.

This is a composite. Photos used are by Doug Plasencia and are courtesy of Bowers and Merena and the Harry W. Bass Jr. Research Foundation.