United States, Ten Dollars, 1933

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun.
A few dozen of these coins were released into circulation at the beginning of 1933. Only a handful remain today, the rest were melted.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1933
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: dia. 27.1 mm; wt. 16.734 g
place of issue
United States
ID Number
NU*283645.1012
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0334
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Political History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Lilly, Josiah K
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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