United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1821

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing left, stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto above, denomination below. Seven quarter eagle proofs are known for the year 1821, but only two proof half eagles are known for this year. This coin is one of them.
Object Name
coin
date made
1821
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: .2 cm x 2.5 cm; 3/32 in x 31/32 in
place made
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.0177
catalog number
1985.0441.0177
accession number
1985.0441
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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