American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society



Drachmas, Doubloons and Dollars: The History of Money

U.S. Treasures of the American Numismatic Society

Introduction

Great rarities of United States coinage owned by the American Numismatic Society include a gold doubloon produced by Ephraim Brasher of New York in 1787, an 1804 silver dollar, a Confederate half dollar, and an ultra-high-relief 1907 double eagle as designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.