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Object ID 1949.037.062
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1852
Description United States three cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1851-1873. The obverse side depicts a shield with a six-pointed star surrounded by "United States of America" with the date 1852 below. The reverse side depicts III within a stylized C surrounded by thirteen stars.
Dimensions D-0.023 Dia-0.555 inches
Dimension Details 14.09 mm x 0.58 mm
Owned Eleuthere I. Dupont
Provenance From the donor's personal collection.
Subjects Coins
People Du Pont, Eleuthere I.
Search Terms Currency
Numismatic Items
Three Cents
Nineteenth Century
Material Silver
Place of Origin Philadelphia