United States, Twenty Dollars, 1930 S

United States Mint, San Francisco. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun. Only two dozen of these coins survive. The mintage was small to begin with--only 74,000 pieces--and virtually all of the production run went into the melting pot.
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Date made
U.S. Mint, San Francisco
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
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struck (overall production method)
overall: dia. 34.3 mm; wt. 33.442 g
place of issue
United States
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catalog number
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Coins, Currency and Medals
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Political History: National Numismatic Collection
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
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