I. R. Bama's Blog

17 Jul 2020

The Phrygian Cap: Seldom Discussed Symbols On U.S. Coins in Numismatics.

Coins | I. R. Bama

An important but seemingly mostly overlooked feature on no less than 26 U.S. coins in various silver, gold and copper compositions is the Phrygian cap. While we ardently collect these coins, I have never seen this aspect of history discussed in the context of its importance to our history and our coinage.

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