Penny

Collection Type

  • Currency

Date

1952

GUSN

GUSN-222627

Description

1952 Wheat penny. The obverse has the head of President Lincoln in the center and words at the top of his head. The reverse has two ears of wheat on either side, and words are between the two ears of wheat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pennies (English silver coins)
copper (metal)
Coin

Inscription

"IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBETY / 1952"
"E PLURIBUS UNUM / ONE / CENT / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2688.2