10 Cents, United States, 1840

10 Cents, United States, 1840

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 cent coin, proof
United States, 1840
Obverse Image: Seated Liberty holding a capped pole and resting her hand on a shield. 13 stars.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1840
Reverse Image: Wreath.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ONE DIME
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1840
mint
United States Mint
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.125 cm x 1.825 cm; 1/16 in x 23/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0317
catalog number
1985.0441.0317
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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