Eagle One Dollar Coin Sketch, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1965-1990

Description (Brief):

Each drawing makes a change. In this variation of the proposed reverse image for a United States dollar coin, an eagle perched on a rock with its wings spread, holding an olive branch in its beak. The eagle appears to burst through the rays of the sun in the background.

Date Made: 1965-1990

Artist: Gasparro, Frank

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Art - Currency


See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Coins, Currency and Medals, Art of Gasparro


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Christina Gasparro Hansen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0005.059Accession Number: 2009.0005Catalog Number: 2009.0005.059

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: paper (overall material)graphite (overall material)Measurements: overall: 26.6 cm x 20.4 cm; 10 1/2 in x 8 1/16 inoverall image: 20.5 cm; 8 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-04a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1395588

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