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20 Dollars, United States, 1851

Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Designer:
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: 2.3 mm x 34 mm; 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1851
ID Number:
1984.1046.0419
Catalog number:
1984.1046.0419
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1930-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1078757
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20 Dollars, United States, 1933

Mint:
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia  Search this
Designer:
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 34.1 mm; 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1933
Related Publication:
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Mint
ID Number:
NU.39166.0001
Accession number:
130752
Catalog number:
39166.0001
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-27c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1090309
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United States Government grant authorization

Creator:
United States. Dept. of State.  Search this
United States. Dept. of State.  Search this
Type:
Legal Documents
Date:
1954 April 5
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17395
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Miriam Beerman papers, circa 1930-2006
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17395

1 Dollar, United States, 1994

Issuing authority:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1994
Credit Line:
Department of the Treasury, United States Mint
ID Number:
1994.0372.0004
Catalog number:
1994.0372.0004
Accession number:
1994.0372
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-09a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1169084
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50 Cents, United States, 1992

Issuing authority:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
copper - nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 30.48 mm; x 1 3/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1992
Credit Line:
U.S. Department of the Treasury. U.S. Mint
ID Number:
1993.0263.0150
Catalog number:
1993.0263.0150
Accession number:
1993.0263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d65b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148373
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1 Dollar, United States, 1992

Issuing authority:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1992
Credit Line:
U.S. Department of the Treasury. U.S. Mint
ID Number:
1993.0263.0153
Catalog number:
1993.0263.0153
Accession number:
1993.0263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-28b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148352
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10 Dollars, United States, 1795

Designer:
Scot, Robert  Search this
Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 33 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1795
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00316
Catalog number:
1979.1263.00316
Accession number:
1979.1263
Collector/donor number:
CM01544
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0e83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060646
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34.37 Dollars, United States, 1855

Issuing authority:
United States Assay Office of Gold  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
Measurements:
overall: 2.8 cm x 2 cm x .5 cm; 1 3/32 in x 25/32 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
coin
bar
ingot
Place made:
United States: California
Place of issue:
United States: California
Date made:
1855
Associated date:
1853
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.1205
Accession number:
283645
Catalog number:
68.159.1205
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-7a5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1101979
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Independence Centennial medal, United States, 1876

Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Associated person:
Barber, William  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Reverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
gilt copper (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 37.7 mm; x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; Exposition Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1874
Date on object:
1876
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98405
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98405
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-5de4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1099076
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Independence Centennial medal, United States, 1876

Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Associated person:
Barber, William  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Reverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 57.7 mm; x 2 1/4 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; Exposition Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1874
Date on object:
1876
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98402
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98402
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-64d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1098995
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Independence Centennial medal, United States, 1876

Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Associated person:
Barber, William  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Reverse engraver:
Barber, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
gilt copper (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 57.7 mm; x 2 1/4 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; Exposition Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1874
Date on object:
1876
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98403
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98403
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-4457-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1098997
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Federal Works Agency, United States Housing Authority

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5181, Frame 1038-1041
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c69eec2f-ec6f-4d39-b72c-d6dcbd7a614c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref1358

2 1/2 Dollars, United States, 1796

Mint:
United States Mint  Search this
Designer:
Scot, Robert  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Scot, Robert  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
180 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall:: .9 mm x 19.9 mm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1796
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00309
Catalog number:
1979.1263.00309
CM01529
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-524e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060830
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Half Dollar Pattern, United States, 1792

Issuing authority:
Getz, Peter  Search this
Moneyer:
Getz, Peter  Search this
Obverse designer:
Getz, Peter  Search this
Reverse designer:
Getz, Peter  Search this
Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 35 mm; 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1792
Related Publication:
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
Credit Line:
Stack, Harvey and Lawrence
ID Number:
1993.0532.0002
Catalog number:
1993.0532.0002
93.532.02
Accession number:
1993.0532
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f959-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1157578
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1 gold ingot, United States, 1853

Issuing authority:
United States Assay Office of Gold  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
Object Name:
coin
ingot
Other Terms:
coin; Proofing
Place made:
United States: California
Place of issue:
United States: California
Date made:
1853
Associated date:
1853
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.1204
Accession number:
283645
Catalog number:
68.159.1204
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-8b80-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1101982
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George Robinson medal, United States, 1871

Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Associated person:
Paquet, Anthony C.  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Paquet, Anthony C.  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 77 mm; x 3 1/16 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; Commemorative; Personal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1873
Date on object:
1871
Associated date:
1871 03 01
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98248
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98248
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-2b41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1098740
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10 Dollars, Oregon, United States, 1849

Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Oregon Exchange Company  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: 2 mm x 27 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place of issue:
United States: Oregon
Date made:
1849
Related Publication:
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
Credit Line:
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
ID Number:
1985.0441.2216
Catalog number:
1985.0441.2216
Accession number:
1985.0441
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Legendary Coins
Coins
Numismatics
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-3c3e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1102301
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Abraham Lincoln Plaque, United States, 1907

Issuing authority:
United States Mint  Search this
Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Maker:
Brenner, Victor David  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (medal material)
Measurements:
medal: 6.7 cm x 8.9 cm x .35 cm x 7.59 cm; 2 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/8 in x 3 in
Object Name:
plaque
Other Terms:
plaque; Presidential
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1907
Associated date:
1862
Related Publication:
Feingold, Ellen R.. Value of Money, The
Credit Line:
Mrs. Robert Hewitt
ID Number:
NU.NU61888
Catalog number:
NU61888
Accession number:
61888
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-d5ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_955323

Cetaceans of the United States

Author:
Shufeldt, Robert W.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1887
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_120539

George Washington Before Boston, United States, 1790

Depicted:
Washington, George  Search this
Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Manufacturer:
Paris Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 68.8 mm; 2 23/32 in
Object Name:
medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1790
Associated date:
1776 03 17
Related event:
Siege of Boston  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0697.0017
Catalog number:
1987.0697.0017
Accession number:
1987.0697
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Comitia Americana
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-4262-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1121863
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