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Object ID 1949.037.044
Object Name Coin
Collection Currency
Credit line Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont
Date 1861
Description United States one cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1859-1909. The obverse side depicts a Native American head facing left surrounded by "United States of America" and the date 1861 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "one cent" within and a shield above.
Dimensions D-0.076 Dia-0.755 inches
Dimension Details 19.18 mm x 1.94 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