5 Dollars Franklin Delano Roosevelt

5 Dollars (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) -  obverse5 Dollars (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 5 Dollars (5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.359 g
Diameter 21.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 282
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

The coin was not issued for any particular event or anniversary associated with FDR.

Obverse

Upper torso and head of Franklin D. Roosevelt based on a photograph of him reviewing the U.S. Navy fleet in San Francisco Bay.

Lettering:
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
1997
IN GOD WE TRUST
LIBERTY

Engraver: T. James Ferrell

T. James Ferrell (born in 1939, in Clayton, New Jersey) graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1969 he joined the staff of medallic artists at the newly founded Franklin Mint. In August 1989, he moved to the United States Mint in Philadelphia.

Reverse

The Presidential seal displayed at his 1933 inauguration.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
W
FIVE DOLLARS

Engraver: James Peed

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997 W 11 894 38%
1997 W 29 474 88% Proof

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