20 Dollars, United States, 1932

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun. About two dozen coins have survived from the 1932 double eagle mintage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1932
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
maker
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
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
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.1610
accession number
1985.0441
catalog number
1985.0441.1610
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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