1850 LIBERTY SEATED 10C, DRAPERY PR64
VERY RARE. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER.
In 1850, American writers Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne met for the first time at a mutual friend’s picnic in Massachusetts. The men kindled a relationship that day that would push each other to write their most famous works. Living in the same town for the next six years, Melville and Hawthorne accumulatively wrote “The Scarlet Letter”, “The House of the Seven Gables”, “Moby-Dick”, “The Blithedale Romance”, and “Pierre”. This 1850 dime recalls the beginning of a friendship that led to some of the most prominent works of American literature.