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Object ID 1949.037.066
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1883
Description United States five cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1883-1912. The obverse side depicts a Liberty head facing left surrounded by thirteen stars and the date 1883 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with V within with "United States of America" above and "E Pluribus Unum" below.
Dimensions D-0.078 Dia-0.839 inches
Dimension Details 21.32 mm x 1.97 mm
Owned Eleuthere I. Dupont
Provenance From the donor's personal collection.
Subjects Coins
People Du Pont, Eleuthere I.
Search Terms Currency
Numismatic Items
Five Cents
Nineteenth Century
Material 75% copper; 25% nickel
Place of Origin Philadelphia