5 Dollars, United States, 1836

5 Dollars, United States, 1836

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1836
Obverse Image: Left-facing Liberty head with curled hair and wearing headband. 13 stars along coin edge.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1836
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.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 5 D.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1836
mint
United States Mint
designer
Kneass, William
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:.15 cm x 2.25 cm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0612
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0612
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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