3 Dollars, United States, 1855

3 Dollars, United States, 1855

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 3 dollar coin
United States, 1855
Obverse Image: Left-facing Liberty head wearing feather headdress.
Obverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY
Reverse Image: Wreath made of wheat, corn, cotton, and tobacco.
Reverse Text: 3 DOLLARS / 1855 / S
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1855
mint
U.S. Mint, San Francisco
designer
Longacre, James Barton
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.9 mm x 20.5 mm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.0109
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.0109
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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