Twenty Dollars Pattern, United States, 1865

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty head with coronet left, date below. Reverse: Eagle above, denomination below. This is another transitional pattern. The new element is the motto which would appear on circulating coinage the following year.
[reference no. Judd 452]
Object Name
coin
Date made
1865
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: 34.2 mm; 1 11/32 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.1942
catalog number
1985.0441.1942
accession number
1985.0441
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition
Stories on Money
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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