United States, 20 Dollars, 1901-S

Description (Brief)
Mintage: 1,596,000
Although the mintage for the 1901-S double eagle is far higher than for the 1901 Philadelphia issue, the 1901-S coins are considerably rarer in choice condition. Low-grade to MS-62(mint state) examples are fairly abundant as a result of overseas shipments being repatriated in recent decades. Choice and gem examples are very rare. Just a few MS-65 or better pieces are known.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1901
maker
United States Mint
Longacre, James Barton
mint
U.S. Mint, San Francisco
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
place made
United States: California, San Francisco
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1979.1263.00077
catalog number
1979.1263.00077
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
04995
subject
United States Double Eagle
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
United States Double Eagle
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan
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