5 Dollars, United States, 1826

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing left, stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto above, denomination below. Two proof half eagles are known from this year.
Object Name
coin
proof coin
date made
1826
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 of issue
United States
ID Number
1985.0441.0206
catalog number
1985.0441.0206
accession number
1985.0441
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Transfer from the United States Mint
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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