Five Cents Coin Pattern, United States, 1910

United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Bust of George Washington facing left; LIBERTY to left, date to right. Reverse: Large 5 between two laurel sprigs. Pattern five-cent pieces following these basic designs were created in small quantities in 1909 and 1910. Only a few coins are known from each of those two years. The designer, presumably, was Charles E. Barber. [reference no. Judd 1788]
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U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
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overall: 21.2 mm; 27/32 in
place of issue
United States
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Coins, Currency and Medals
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
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