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United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1837

United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1837

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Description
United States Mint, Philadelphia. Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, hair bound with a fillet, stars surrounding, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. This variety for 1837 half eagles with a large date on the obverse and a large 5 for the denomination on the reverse is believed to be unique.
Object Name
coin
Date made
1837
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
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: 22.5 mm; 7/8 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0283
catalog number
1985.0441.0283
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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