Gold Double Eagle Coin, 1849
Double Eagle ($20.00) United States coin from 1849. Obverse has a left-facing image of Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed with LIBERTY and is surrounded by 13 equally-spaced stars. Reverse shows an heraldic eagle holding arrows its left talon and an olive branch in it right. Within the ornamental scroll is inscribed E PLURIBUS UNUM and above the image is a circle of 13 stars and rays, inscription surrounding image - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TWENTY D.
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Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Standard Coin Catalogue (New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1893) 7-8