20 Dollars, United States, 1874

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 dollar coin

Description (Brief)

United States, 1874

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Liberty wearing a coronet and facing left. 13 stars around.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1874

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Reverse Image: Heraldic eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scrolls on either side of eagle, ring of 13 stars above eagle's head, rays above stars.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / TWENTY D. / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Date Made: 1874

Maker: United States MintDesigner: Longacre, James BartonMint: U.S. Mint, Philadelphia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaPlace Of Issue: United States

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, United States Double Eagle, Coins, Currency and Medals, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection

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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.0985Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.0985

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: 2.2 mm x 34.2 mm; 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6061-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1082979

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