This year is represented by 2 transitional patterns that were struck in copper. The half dime J14/P18 has the denomination "Half Disme" on the reverse and has no stars around the periphery of the obverse.

The silver dollar J18/P27 shown below is the first dollar struck at the U.S. mint. It also lacks stars around the obverse.

In addition to these - die trials - pieces struck to test the regular production dies, were also made. These include the half dime, J15/P19

half dollar J17/P25, several of whose planchets were cut down and used as half cent planchets in a bid to save resources

and dollar J19/P28.

Photos used are courtesy of the National Numismatic Collection of the Smithsonian Institution, Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria, Ira and Larry Goldberg's Coins and Collectibles and Stacks.

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