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Classic Head type

U.S. Federal Issue
1834
Designed and engraved by William Kneass (American, 1781–1841), After John Reich (American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833)


Mint: United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm.; Weight: 128 grs.

Accession Number

01.266

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

5 Dollars, 1834. OBV: Nude bust of Liberty, curly hair bound with diadem inscribed with her name, facing left, surrounded by thirteen stars; date below. Raised rim, milled inside. REV: UNITED-STATES OF-AMERICA around eagle displayed perching right; on breast, shield argent, six pales gules, a chief azure; olive branch of three pairs of leaves in right talon; three arrows, spread in left; 5D. below. Rim raised and milled inside. Edges milled.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins