United States, 10 dollars, 1846

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, with coronet; stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. Three pieces are known in proof, one of them in a cased presentation set from 1846.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1846
mint
U.S. Mint, Philadelphia
maker
United States Mint
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
180 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: dia. 27 mm; wt. 16.722 g
place of issue
United States
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
1985.0441.0378
catalog number
1985.0441.0378
accession number
1985.0441
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
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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