10 Dollar, Proof, United States, 1841

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 dollar coin, proof

Description (Brief)

United States, 1841

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1841

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / TEN D.

This coin is the sole known proof for this year in this denomination.

Date Made: 1841

Mint: U.S. Mint. PhiladelphiaMaker: United States MintDesigner: Gobrecht, Christian

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United States

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Coins, Currency and Medals

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Related Web Publication: http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm

Related Publication: Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms

Credit Line: U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0441.0321Catalog Number: 1985.0441.0321Accession Number: 1985.0441

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 26 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d1da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1077859

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.