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5 Cents, Liberia, 1961

5 Cents, Liberia, 1961

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 cent coin
Liberia, 1961
Obverse Image: Elephant, walking left.
Obverse Text: REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA
Reverse Image: Palm tree, ship, and flying bird.
Reverse Text: THE LOVE OF LIBERTY BROUGHT US HERE / 1961 / FIVE CENTS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1961
place used
Liberia
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.16 cm x 2 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.60.177
catalog number
77.60.177
accession number
1977.0795
Credit Line
Mrs. Jefferson Patterson
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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