1 Cent, Proof, United States, 1859

1 Cent, Proof, United States, 1859

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cent coin, proof
United States, 1859
Obverse Image: Left-facing Liberty wearing a Native American headdress.
Obverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / 1859
Reverse Image: Laurel wreath.
Reverse Text: ONE CENT
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1859
mint
United States Mint
designer
Longacre, James Barton
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
bronze (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 1.925 cm; 3/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
1985.0441.0582
catalog number
1985.0441.0582
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Transfer: US Mint
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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