One Cent

Unidentified maker (Liberia)

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1833

Copper

Overall: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Daniel S. Ruevsky, Class of 1887

95.3.30506

Geography

Place Made: Liberia, Western Africa, Africa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Money

Research Area

Numismatics: World Currency

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obv: LIBERIA / [standing male figure and tree, water with sailing ship and setting sun behind figure] / 1833| rev: inscribed, around edge: AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY / ONE CENT; inscribed, at center: FOUNDED / A.D. / 1816

Provenance

Daniel Stoyanoff Ruevsky (1855-1925, Class of 1887); given to present collection, 1895.

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