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5 Dollars, United States, 1805

5 Dollars, United States, 1805

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1805
Obverse Image: Right-facing Liberty head with flowing hair wearing cap, 13 stars along coin edge
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1805
Reverse Image: American eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, ribbon held in beak, shield over chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top part, 13 stars above head, 6 cloud like shapes above stars
Reverse Text: UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / E / PLURIBUS / UNUM (ribbon)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1805
mint
United States Mint
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 2.5 cm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0167
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0167
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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