5 Dollars, United States, 1810

5 Dollars, United States, 1810

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1810
Obverse Image: Left-facing bust of Liberty wearing a cap. 13 stars along coin edge.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1810
Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scroll above eagle.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 5 D.
Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1810
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
designer
Reich, John
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: 25.3 mm; in
ID Number
1985.0441.0135
catalog number
1985.0441.0135
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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