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1 Cent, Sierra Leone, 1796

1 Cent, Sierra Leone, 1796

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cent coin
Sierra Leone, 1796
Obverse Image: Crouching lion.
Obverse Text: SIERRA LEONE COMPANY / AFRICA
Reverse Image: Clasped hands.
Reverse Text: ONE CENT PIECE / 1 / 1796
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1796
place used
Sierra Leone
associated place
Sierra Leone
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.22 cm x 2.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01209
catalog number
79.112.CM01209
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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