TeachMeFinance.com - explain Eagle
Eagle -- The name given to the $10 gold coin of the United
States; weight 258 grains; thickness .060 inch; diameter 1.05
inches. The name is derived from the likeness of an eagle
stamped upon the coin. A double-eagle is a $20 piece, a halfeagle
is a $5 piece and a quarter-eagle is a $2.50 piece.
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