10 Dollar Coin, United States, 1842

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, with coronet; stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. Beyond this specimen, one other is rumored to exist, but that rumor remains unconfirmed.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1842
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place of issue
United States
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
175 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 27 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0333
catalog number
1985.0441.0333
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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