5 Dollars, Pattern, United States, 1865

5 Dollars, Pattern, United States, 1865

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin, pattern
United States, 1865
Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1865
Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest. Scroll above eagle.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE D. / IN GOD WE TRUST
Description
This coin bears the motto IN GOD WE TRUST in the year before it was adopted for circulating coinage. Specialists refer to this piece as a Rarity-8 pattern by which they mean that only two or three are known. [reference no. Judd 445]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1865
mint
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia
designer
Gobrecht, Christian
place of issue
United States
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 21.6 mm; 27/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.1941
catalog number
1985.0441.1941
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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Comments

"What does the reference number, Judd 445 indicate/mean? As a Judd, I am curious. "
"The "Judd 445 " reference number refers to the book, United States Pattern, Experimental and Trial Pieces by collector and author, Dr. J. Hewitt Judd. "Judd numbers " are often used to identify various coins."

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