The Eagle Takes Flight: Another Point of View for the Dollar's Reverse

Description (Brief)
Each drawing makes a change. In this variation of the proposed reverse image for a United States dollar coin, an eagle perched on a rock with its wings spread, holding an olive branch in its beak. The eagle appears to burst through the rays of the sun in the background.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Gasparro, Frank
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
overall: 26.6 cm x 20.4 cm; 10 1/2 in x 8 1/16 in
overall image: 20.5 cm; 8 1/16 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Art - Currency
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Art of Gasparro
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Christina Gasparro Hansen

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