3 Cents, United States, 1851

3 Cents, United States, 1851

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 3 cent coin
United States, 1851
Obverse Image: Shield within a six-point star.
Obverse: Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1851
Reverse Image: Roman numeral three with an olive branch above and arrows below, all within a beaded C. 13 stars around edge.
Reverse Text: C / III
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1851
mint
United States Mint
designer
Longacre, James Barton
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
city
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
city and province
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
province
United States: Pennsylvania
country
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ID Number
NU.320729.0001
catalog number
75.38.01
accession number
320729
Credit Line
Layton, Benjamin
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Data Source
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