5 Dollars, United States, 1810

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One (1) 5 dollar coin

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United States, 1810

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Obverse Image: Left-facing bust of Liberty wearing a cap. 13 stars along coin edge.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1810

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Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scroll above eagle.

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Designed by John Reich, pieces such as this were struck between 1807 and 1812. There are several minor varieties. This coin, featuring a large date and large denomination, is one of the more common varieties. However, this variety is not often found in such superb condition.

Date Made: 1810

Mint: U.S. Mint, PhiladelphiaDesigner: Reich, John

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United States

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Related Web Publication: http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm

Related Publication: Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms

Credit Line: U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0441.0135Catalog Number: 1985.0441.0135Accession Number: 1985.0441

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: 25.3 mm; in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-3778-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1076045

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