1811 Large 8
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||HALF DOLLARS - CAPPED BUST, LETTERED EDGE
||50C 1811 LARGE 8 O-103a
||NGC MS 62
In the United States in 1811/An earthquake in the Mississippi Valley near New Madrid reverses the course of the river,The Mississippi River, derived from the Algonquin missi sipi meaning 'great river' literally 'Father of waters', is the second-longest river in the United States/ February 3, Horace Greeley, American journalist, editor, and publisher is born.