3 Cents, Proof, United States, 1854

Description (Brief):

One (1) 3 cent coin, proof

Description (Brief)

United States, 1854

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Shield within a six-point star.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1854

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Roman numeral three with an olive branch above and arrows below, all within a beaded C. 13 stars around edge.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: C / III

Date Made: 1854

Mint: United States MintDesigner: Longacre, James Barton

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Transfer: US Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0441.0500Catalog Number: 1985.0441.0500Accession Number: 1985.0441

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .05 cm x 1.4 cm; 1/32 in x 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-4d45-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1079203

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