United States, 20 Dollars, 1896

Description (Brief)
Mintage: 792,535
As a date, the 1896 double eagle is considered common in most grades. Large numbers were minted and examples are found regularly in overseas shipments. Ample supplies of the date are known in all grades from VF (very fine) to MS(mint state -63.) Choice examples are scarce with very few surviving in gem condition.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1896
maker
United States Mint
Longacre, James Barton
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: wt. 33.440 g
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1979.1263.00068
catalog number
1979.1263.00068
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
01550
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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