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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:
1853
Description (Brief):
1853
Mintage: 1,261,326
The mintage for the 1853 double eagle is well below that of the 1851 and 1852 Philadelphia issues. There were still more than one million coins struck, and the 1853 double eagle
is fairly common in average grade. Nearly 100 coins of the date were found in the wrecks of the S.S. Central America and the S.S. Republic with a few of them being Uncirculated.
Fully Mint State coins are rare, particularly at the choice level.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
1984.1046.0432
Catalog number:
1984.1046.0432
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_1079502