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1997-W $5 F.D.R. (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS69

PCGS MS69

PCGS MS69
PCGS #:
9748
Diameter:
21.60 millimeters
Designer:
T. James Ferrell/James Peed
Weight:
8.36 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
11,900
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$1,679 • PCGS MS70 • 3-12-2007 • David Lawrence RC
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
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Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 11,500 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A
60 or Better 11,500 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A
65 or Better 11,000 R-2.9 4 / 5 N/A
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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.