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Object ID 1949.037.001
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1803
Description United States half cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1800-1808. The obverse side depicts a draped bust facing right with "Liberty" above and the date 1803 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "half cent" within, "United States of America" surrounding it, and "1/200" below.
Dimensions D-0.056 Dia-0.934 inches
Dimension Details 23.72 mm x 1.41 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