10 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1846

10 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1846

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 dollar coin, proof
United States, 1846
Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1846
Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / TEN D.
Description
Three pieces are known in proof, one of them in a cased presentation set from 1846.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1846
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
maker
United States Mint
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place of issue
United States
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
180 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 27 mm; 1 1/16 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0378
catalog number
1985.0441.0378
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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