20 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1866

20 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1866

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 dollar coin, proof
United States, 1866
Obverse Image: Liberty wearing a coronet and facing left. 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1866
Reverse Image: Heraldic eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scrolls on either side of eagle, ring of 13 stars above eagle's head, rays above stars.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / TWENTY D. / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1866
maker
United States Mint
designer
Longacre, James Barton
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.215 cm x 3.45 cm; 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
1992.0121.0621
catalog number
1992.0121.0621
accession number
1992.0121
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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