United States, $20 (California--private issue)

Description
Twenty dollars, n.d. Diana Gambling House (?), San Francisco. Gold. 34 mm.
This piece is likely to be a modern fantasy from the mid-twentieth century. Fantasy pieces can take advantage of an intense enthusiasm for material related to the old West, the California Gold Rush, and the pioneer spirit in search of the American Dream.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
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: California
ID Number
NU*68.159.1125
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.1125
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Armed Forces 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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