20 Dollars, United States, 1926-D

Description
United States Mint, Denver. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun. This is one of a fairly small number of survivors of these coins. It is in exceptional condition.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1926
mint
U.S. Mint, Denver
maker
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: dia. 34.2 mm; wt. 33.443 g
place of issue
United States
place made
United States: Colorado, Denver
ID Number
1985.0441.1505
catalog number
1985.0441.1505
accession number
1985.0441
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
United States Double Eagle
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
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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