10 Dollars, Baldwin & Co., United States, 1850

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 dollar coin (copy dies)

Description (Brief)

United States, 1850

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Cowboy riding a horse facing right, lasso held in air.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: CALIFORNIA GOLD / 1850 / TEN DOLLARS

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Heraldic eagle.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: BALDWIN & CO. / SAN FRANCISCO

Date Made: 1850

Maker: Baldwin & Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: CaliforniaPlace Of Issue: United States: California

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, 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.68.159.0410Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.0410

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: white metal (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: 2.7 cm; 1 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-5f6a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1101496

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