Diameter: 29.1mm, 16 g
Struck: Obverse: "LIBERTY/1792" Struck: Reverse: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"
Pattern quarter with plain edge; coin alignment of dies. Obverse: Bust of Liberty with head facing right. Reverse: an eagle standing on a half globe.
This trial strike of a U.S. Quarter, one of only five such pieces known to survive, was made from a die engraved by Mint engraver Joseph Wright. The die broke in hardening, and no coins were ever minted from the pattern.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.