20 Dollars, United States, 1921

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun. More than half a million double eagles were minted in 1921. Only about fifteen survived the melt down procedure later. This coin is outstanding, both for rarity and condition.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1921
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
maker
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
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
1985.0441.1476
catalog number
1985.0441.1476
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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