20 Pesos, Mexico, 1866

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 peso coin

Description (Brief)

Mexico, 1866

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Obverse Image: Bust of the Emporer Maximillian facing right

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Obverse Text: MAXAMILIANO EMPERADOR

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Reverse Image: A crown tops an eagle with wings spread clutches a snake in its beak flanked by two griphons.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: IMPERIO MEXICANO 20 PESOS 1866

Date Made: 1866Associated Date: 1866

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: MexicoAssociated Place: Mexico

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.68.159.1463Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.1463

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .3 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/8 in x 1 11/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-7e18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1115467

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