20 Dollar Coin, United States, 1852

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Description (Brief)
Mintage: 2,053,026
The mintage of double eagles continued in large numbers at the Philadelphia Mint in 1853. The date is one of the more common Type 1 double eagles. The treasure of the S.S. Central America contained nearly 30 coins of the date, and the S.S. Republic yielded nearly 100
examples. Only about a dozen in those two groups are of Mint State quality.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1852
maker
United States Mint
Longacre, James Barton
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 34 mm; 1 11/32 in
ID Number
1984.1046.0426
accession number
1984.1046
catalog number
1984.1046.0426
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
United States Double Eagle
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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