TeachMeFinance.com - explain Gold coins
Gold coins -- Double-eagle ($20) ; weight, 516 grains; thickness,
.077 inch; diameter, 1.35 inch. Eagle ($10) ; weight, 258
grains; thickness, .060 inch; diameter, 1.05 inch. Half-eagle
($5); weight, 129 grains; thickness, .046 inch; diameter, .85
inch. Quarter-eagle ($2.50); weight, .64.5 grains; thickness,
.034 inch ; diameter, .75 inch.
The coinage of gold dollar and gold three-dollar pieces was
suspended by the act of September 26, 1890.
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