5 Dollar Coin, United States, 1849

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One (1) 5 dollar coin

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United States, 1849

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Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.

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Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1849

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Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top part.

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Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE D. / C

Date Made: 1849

Mint: U.S. Mint, CharlotteDesigner: Gobrecht, Christian

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection

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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.0656Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.0656

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 2.15 cm; 3/32 in x 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-3101-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1078294

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