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United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1847

United States, Five Dollars, Proof, 1847

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Description
Obverse: Head of Liberty facing left, with coronet; stars around, date below. Reverse: Eagle, denomination. One piece exists, originally in the Mint Collection, transferred to the Smithsonian Institution about eighty years ago.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1847
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
180 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: dia. 21.5 mm; wt. 8.353 g
ID Number
1985.0441.0390
catalog number
1985.0441.0390
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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