|Credit line||Gift of Mr. Eleuthere I. Dupont|
|Description||United States one cent coin that was minted in Philadelphia between 1839-1857. The obverse side depicts a braided hair bust facing left surrounded by thirteen stars and the date 1840 below. The reverse side depicts a wreath with "one cent" within with "United States of America" surrounding it.|
|Dimensions||D-0.091 Dia-1.103 inches|
|Dimension Details||28.02 mm x 2.32 mm|
|Owned||Eleuthere I. Dupont|
|Provenance||From the donor's personal collection.|
Du Pont, Eleuthere I.
|Place of Origin||Philadelphia|