20 Dollars, United States, 1931

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 dollar coin

Description (Brief)

United States, 1931

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Obverse Image: Full-length Liberty holding a torch in her right hand and olive branch in left. Capitol Dome in lower left; rays of sun in background; stars around rim.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1931

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Reverse Image: Eagle flying with sun behind.

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Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / TWENTY DOLLARS / IN GOD WE TRUST

Description (Brief)

Edge: E PLURIBUS UNUM divided by stars.

Perhaps twenty double eagles from this year produced at Philadelphia survived. This is one of the survivors.

Date Made: 1931

Mint: U.S. Mint, PhiladelphiaDesigner: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United States

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

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

Related Publication: Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms

Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.0395Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.0395

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-57e4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1090268

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