10 Cents, United States, 1853

10 Cents, United States, 1853

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 cent coin
United States, 1853
Obverse Image: Seated Liberty holding a capped pole and resting her hand on a shield. 13 stars. Arrows at either side of date.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1853
Reverse Image: Wreath.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ONE DIME
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1853
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 1.8 cm; 1/16 in x 23/32 in
ID Number
1991.0009.0156
catalog number
1991.0009.0156
accession number
1991.0009
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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