Two Nails and an 1875 Indian Head Penny

Two Nails and an 1875 Indian Head Penny

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Object Name
nails
coin
date rose head nail made
1700 - 1800
date machine-cut nail made
1835 - 1885
date penny made
1875
maker, coin
United States Mint
place made
United States
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Ipswich
Physical Description
iron, wrought (nails material)
copper (coin material)
Measurements
overall, large nail: 5/16 in x 5/16 in x 3 1/4 in;.79375 cm x.79375 cm x 8.255 cm
overall, small nail: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 1 in;.635 cm x.635 cm x 2.54 cm
overall, coin: 1/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in;.3175 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
DL.252318.0017
catalog number
252318.0017
accession number
252318
Credit Line
Gift of Alexander B. C. Mulholland
subject
Indians
Native Americans
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
Building & Architecture
Numismatics
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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