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50 Cents, Sierra Leone, 1791

50 Cents, Sierra Leone, 1791

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin
Sierra Leone, 1791
Obverse Image: Crouching lion.
Obverse Text: SIERRA LEONE COMPANY / AFRICA
Reverse Image: Clasped hands.
Reverse Text: HALF DOLLAR PIECE / 1791 / 50
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1791
place used
Sierra Leone
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.21 cm x 3.11 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU49282
catalog number
NU49282
accession number
161590
collector/donor number
1928
Credit Line
Paul A. Straub
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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