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Object ID 1949.037.038
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1857
Description United States one cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1857-1858. The obverse side depicts a flying eagle going left with "United States of America" above and the date 1857 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "one cent" within.
Dimensions D-0.074 Dia-0.079 inches
Dimension Details 19.27 mm x 1.89 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 88 % Copper; 12% nickel
Place of Origin Philadelphia