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Some History on the Standing Liberty Quarters

July 13, 2018

Some History on the Standing Liberty Quarters

The bare breasted liberty style had the stating "In God we trust", and she held a guard in her left hand with her face turned to it. With this initial style, you might likewise discover 13 stars on each side of the eagle that was on the reverse side of the coin than woman liberty.

Standing liberty quarters have actually had a history of debate due to the several styles that have actually been shown. This was due to the fact that the very first style of the liberty bare breasted was believed to be too bold a style and which was opposed by numerous people.


After being asked to alter the style and print a brand-new one, the brand-new style did cover her chest and in truth had her using chain mail armor. This style likewise had the reverse side of the coin altered, with the eagle being focused and the stars that had actually been above it then being listed below it. In 1925 they ended up having the dates be recessed so that they would be much more securely safeguarded from various types of aging that you can discover in some coins.





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