Requires Photography

United States, 10 Cents

1823


Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm.

Accession Number

01.6780

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

10 Cents, 1823. OBV: LIBERTY above deminude draped bust of Liberty, with hair loosely bound behind, to right, surrounded by thirteen stars, (six before and seven behind); date below. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle with open raised wings, head turned left; shield on breast, bearing numerous horizontal lines in chief and six parallel bars in base; eagle grasping a number of arrows in dexter talon and an olive branch in sinister talon; E PLURIBUS UNUM on riband behind eagle’s head; six clouds above eagle’s head, extending from wing to wing and enclosing thirteen stars below. The gray “Star” Frame, with silver beading.

Credit Line

Evans Preston Collection—Gift of William G. Preston