United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1835

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, hair bound with a fillet, stars surrounding, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. This is one of two 1835 proof half eagles that appear to have been struck for presentation abroad. However, they seem to have been dispersed in the United States.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1835
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
170 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 mm; 7/8 in
place of issue
United States
ID Number
1991.0357.0013
catalog number
1991.0357.0013
accession number
1991.0357
subject
Coins, Currency and Medals
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Publication title
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
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