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$10 Eagle

Object Number: 
1954.88a
Date: 
1799
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
$10 gold coin, obverse with Liberty wearing cap, surrounded by thirteen stars and legend "LIBERTY"; reverse with eagle and shield and legend "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group