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Object ID 1949.037.030
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1844
Description United States one cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1839-1857. The obverse side depicts a braided hair bust facing left surrounded by thirteen stars and the date 1844 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "one cent" within with "United States of America" surrounding it.
Dimensions D-0.094 Dia-1.072 inches
Dimension Details 27.23 mm x 2.38 mm
Owned Eleuthere I. Dupont
Provenance From the donor's personal collection.
Subjects Coins
People Du Pont, Eleuthere I.
Search Terms Currency
Numismatic Items
One Cents
Nineteenth Century
Material Copper
Place of Origin Philadelphia