5 Dollar Coin Proof, United States, 1842

Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, with coronet; stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. This is one of only two proofs known.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1842
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
170 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 21.6 mm; 27/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0334
catalog number
1985.0441.0334
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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