Ten Cents Coin Pattern, United States, 1916

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty head in winged cap, date below. Reverse: Fasces with laurel branch entwined. This pattern was designed by Adolph A. Weinman. The obverse of this pattern shows the head with a different placement than the version finally selected for coinage. The reverse, however, is quite similar to the design that went into circulation. This example is one of six known for this pattern. [reference no. Judd 1794]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1916
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
1985.0551.0761
catalog number
1985.0551.0761
accession number
1985.0551
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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