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Object ID 1949.037.065
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1868
Description United States five cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1866-1883. The obverse side depicts a shield with wreath and "In God We Trust" above with the date 1868 below. The reverse side depicts the number 5 within thirteen stars with "United States of America" above and "cents" below.
Dimensions D-0.065 Dia-0.809 inches
Dimension Details 20.56 mm x 1.64 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