10 Cents, Pattern, United States, 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 cent coin, pattern

Description (Brief)

United States, 1891

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Right-facing Liberty wearing a cap and wreath.

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Obverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / 1891

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Reverse Image: Wreath of oak, corn, and wheat.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE DIME

This is a transitional pattern dated 1891 that was adopted in 1892. Charles E. Barber designed this coin and its companion quarter dollar and half dollar. Two of these transitional dimes are known, both at the Smithsonian.

[reference no. Judd 1760]

Date Made: 1891

Mint: U.S. Mint. Philadelphia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United States

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

Related Publication: Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0551.0724Catalog Number: 1985.0551.0724Accession Number: 1985.0551

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: 17.9 mm; 23/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-762a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1100102

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