5 Dollars, United States, 1797

5 Dollars, United States, 1797

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1797
Obverse Image: Right-facing Liberty head with flowing hair wearing cap, 15 stars along coin edge.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1797
Reverse Image: Heraldic 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, ribbon held in beak, 16 stars above head, 6 cloud like shapes above stars.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
General Information: 1797 over 1795.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1797
mint
United States Mint
designer
Scot, Robert
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
175 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
Measurements
overall: 1.1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0155
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0155
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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