1 Cent, Liberia, 1862

Description (Brief):

One (1) cent coin

Description (Brief)

Liberia, 1862

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Head of a female figure wearing a cap, facing left.

Description (Brief)


Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Palm tree in center. Ship sailing on the ocean in the background.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE CENT / 1862

Date Made: 1862

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: Liberia

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, West African Currency


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Credit Line: Charles M. Wormser

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU87112Catalog Number: NU87112Accession Number: 257473

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .18 cm x 2.83 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4178-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1917040

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