Click to enlarge$20 Reverse Sketch

The sketch above is by Longacre circa 1861 or so for the reverse of the double eagle. It shows the motto "Our Trust is in God" above the eagle. It was donated to the Smithsonian by Stacks.

For some correspondence by Longacre possibly related to the creation of this sketch and use of the motto, click here.

Photo courtesy of the National Numismatic Collection of the Smithsonian Institution.