5 Dollars, United States, 1875

5 Dollars, United States, 1875

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1875
Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1875
Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scroll above eagle.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / FIVE D. / CC
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1875
mint
U.S. Mint, Carson City
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
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: 1.4 mm x 21.6 mm; 1/16 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0726
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0726
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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