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The Doughty, Byron Reed, Durham museum example of the Amazonian half dollar in silver, one of about 10 known.

The Amazonian name dates to the 1890 New York Coin and Stamp auction of the Lorin G. Parmelee collection and was probably given by David Proskey.

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Photo from the Byron Reed Collection; owned by the City of Omaha, Nebraska; on loan to The Durham Museum.