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Object ID 1949.037.026
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1851
Description United States half cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1840-1857. The obverse side depicts a coronet bust facing left surrounded by thirteen stars and the date 1851 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "half cent" within surrounded by "United States of America."
Dimensions D-0.075 Dia-0.893 inches
Dimension Details 22.67 mm x 1.91 mm
Owned Eleuthere I. Dupont
Provenance From the donor's personal collection.
Subjects Coins
People Du Pont, Eleuthere I.
Search Terms Currency
Numismatic Items
Half Cents
Nineteenth Century
Material Copper
Place of Origin Philadelphia