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1997-W $5 F.D.R. MS70

CERTIFICATION#: 03372128
PCGS #: 9748

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Jaime Hernandez

The $5 1997 Uncirculated Franklin D. Roosevelt Gold Commemorative was struck to honor Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this coin went to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission.

Obverse: Features Franklin Roosevelt  on the bridge of the U.S. Houston inspired by a photograph of his when he was viewing the U.S. Navy Fleet in San Francisco.  It has the inscriptions, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1997 In God We Trust and Liberty.

Reverse:  The reverse of the coin features the Presidential Seal which was also displayed at the 1933 inaugural of Franklin Roosevelt. The reverse also has the inscriptions, United States of America, E Pluribus Unum, Five Dollars.

Diameter

21.60 millimeters
Designer

T. James Ferrell/James Peed
Edge

Reeded
Mintage

11900
Weight

8.36 grams
Metal Content

90% Gold, 10% Copper
Country

The United States of America
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
65 or Better 11500 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A
All Grades 11500 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A
60 or Better 11000 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A

Condition Census

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