1807 Turban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle 

The 1807 Turban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle is a captivating specimen in American numismatics, bearing the iconic design of Liberty with a turban-like headgear, hence the moniker "Turban Head."  

Struck during an era of expansion and transformation for the United States, this coin carries both historical significance and aesthetic appeal. 

On the reverse of the coin, an eagle with outstretched wings holds an olive branch and arrows in its talons, with a shield at its breast. The denomination "TWENTY D." is inscribed below the eagle. 

On the obverse, Liberty is portrayed facing right, wearing a distinct turban adorned with stars and a flowing ribbon.  

The word "LIBERTY" is inscribed above her, while the year of mintage, "1807," graces the bottom rim. This rendition of Liberty exudes a sense of elegance and classical beauty, characteristic of early American coinage. 

The reverse features a heraldic eagle with outstretched wings, clutching arrows and an olive branch in its talons.  

Above the eagle is the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," emphasizing the nation's sovereignty and unity. The denomination "2 1/2 D." (two and a half dollars) is displayed below the eagle, indicating the coin's value. 

Well-preserved examples with clear details and attractive patina can command significant premiums in the numismatic market, especially among specialists and collectors who appreciate early American coinage and the historical significance of coins minted at branch facilities. 

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