Penny

Collection Type

  • Currency

Date

1953

GUSN

GUSN-222720

Description

1953 United States penny. The obverse has the head of President Lincoln. The reverse has two wheat ears down the edges of the penny.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pennies (English silver coins)
copper (metal)
Coin

Inscription

"IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / 1953 / D"
"RIBUS UNUM / ONE / CENT/ UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA" (Molded)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2686.1