Three Dollars Proof, United States, 1857

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty with feather headdress, facing left. Reverse: Denomination and date within cereal wreath. Including this one, five proof $3 pieces are currently known for 1857.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1857
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 20.5 mm; 13/16 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.0537
catalog number
1985.0441.0537
accession number
1985.0441
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Transfer: US Mint
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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