and 1 dollar weight gold coins
A dollar is a unit of weight defined in the Mint
act of 1792. Notice the coin weighing 20 dollars,
is twice the size of the coin weighing 10 dollars,
and 20 times the size of the coin weighting 1 dollar.
weight gold coin -1904 FrontBack
A gold coin weighing 20 dollars known as a double
eagle. Also note the "In God We Trust"
inscription on a 1904 coin, this shows that
contrary to what some say, this motto was on our
coins long before it was re-added in 1954.