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Mint:
U.S. Mint, Carson City  Search this
Designer:
Gobrecht, Christian  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 2.2 cm; 3/32 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1881
Description (Brief):
One (1) 5 dollar coin
United States, 1881
Obverse Image: Left facing Liberty with hair tied in a bun and wearing a coronet. 13 stars around.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1881
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
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.0740
Catalog number:
68.159.0740
Accession number:
283645
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-5f06-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1254556