Ten Cents Coin Pattern, United States, 1891

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped Liberty head right, date below. Reverse: Denomination in wreath. This is a transitional pattern dated 1891 that was adopted in 1892. Charles E. Barber designed this coin and its companion quarter dollar and half dollar. Two of these transitional dimes are known, both at the Smithsonian.
[reference no. Judd 1760]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1891
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 17.9 mm; 23/32 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0551.0724
catalog number
1985.0551.0724
accession number
1985.0551
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Related Publication
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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