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Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Longacre, James Barton  Search this
Mint:
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 mm x 34 mm; 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1855
Description (Brief):
1855
Mintage: 364,666
Low-grade examples of the 1855 double eagle are fairly common. The issue becomes increasingly rare in high-grade condition. There were examples of the date found on the S.S. Central America and S.S. Republic. Most of these were Extremely Fine or About Uncirculated, but a few were on the low end of the Mint State scale. The 1855 double eagle is a true condition rarity. Nearly all of the known examples of this date are low grade.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
1984.1046.0446
Catalog number:
1984.1046.0446
Accession number:
1984.1046
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
United States Double Eagle
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1079248