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5 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1821

5 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1821

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Capped head of Liberty facing left, stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, motto above, denomination below. Seven quarter eagle proofs are known for the year 1821, but only two proof half eagles are known for this year. This coin is one of them.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1821
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place made
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 2.5 cm; 3/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0177
catalog number
1985.0441.0177
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Transfer from the United States Mint
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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