1 Cent, Liberia, 1833

1 Cent, Liberia, 1833

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cent token
Liberia, 1833
Obverse Image: Standing man holding a tree with his left hand. Ship on the water at the left.
Obverse Text: LIBERIA / 1833
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY / ONE CENT / FOUND A.D. 1816
General Information: The right side of the reverse has been scratched out. Instead of "FOUND" it should say "FOUNDED."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
date made
1833
place used
Liberia
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.24 cm x 2.83 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.NU72866
catalog number
NU72866
accession number
240869
Credit Line
Mrs. Wayte Raymond
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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