5 Dollars, Pattern, United States, 1865

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar coin, pattern

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United States, 1865

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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 / 1865

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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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Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE D. / IN GOD WE TRUST

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]

Date Made: 1865

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

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United StatesPlace Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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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: 1985.0441.1941Catalog Number: 1985.0441.1941Accession 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: 21.6 mm; 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-552b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1099342

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