Five Dollar Coin Pattern, United States, 1865

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United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Liberty head wearing coronet, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination below.
This coin bears the motto IN GOD WE TRUST in the year before it was adopted for circulating coinage. Specialists refer to this piece as a Rarity-8 pattern by which they mean that only two or three are known. [reference no. Judd 445]
Currently not on view
Date made
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall: 21.6 mm; 27/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


"What does the reference number, Judd 445 indicate/mean? As a Judd, I am curious. "
"The "Judd 445 " reference number refers to the book, United States Pattern, Experimental and Trial Pieces by collector and author, Dr. J. Hewitt Judd. "Judd numbers " are often used to identify various coins."

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