United States, Ten Dollars, 1803

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped bust of Liberty facing right; date below. Reverse: Heraldic eagle, stars and clouds above. This was designed by Robert Scot. Nearly nine thousand of these coins (whose reverse bears small stars rather than large ones) were coined during the second half of the year 1803. This coin may be the most perfectly preserved of them all.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1803
mint
U.S. Mint, Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: dia. 32.4 mm; wt. 17.495 g
place of issue
United States
ID Number
NU*283645.0027
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0271
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Political History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Lilly, Josiah K
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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