Update

Welcome back! New-York Historical is now open for visitors. Book your timed-entry tickets. And reserve separate, timed-entry tickets for our free, outdoor exhibition Hope Wanted in the rear courtyard.

Coin: CA 5 dollar: Gold piece, 1850

Object Number: 
INV.13782
Date: 
1850
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 

Bust of Liberty on obverse, "MOFFAT & CO." inscibed on crown; eagle with shield and "S.M.V. CALIFORNIA GOLD / 5 DOL." on reverse.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group