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College of Agriculture, Champaign, Illinois
Agriculture; Agricultural facilities; Urbana, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Students; Education;
607 S. Matthews Ave., Champaign [Urbana].
Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois
The Solon House is one of the finest examples of the Italianate style in Champaign-Urbana. It features a low-pitched hip roof with wide overhanging eaves and large brackets. The windows are arched, surmounted...
Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Civil War Regiment
Civil War; African American; Augustus Saint Gaudens
Relief sculpture by Augustus Saint Gaudens shows Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Regiment.
Three Liberty Dimes
Pileus; Phrygian Cap; Liberty Cap; Coins; French Revolution; American Revolution; U.S. Mint; King Midas; Seated Liberty
The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."
Winged Liberty Head Dime
Coins; Liberty; IN GOD WE TRUST; Mercury
Liberty is shown in a winged cap. The dime reads "In God We Trust." The date and "LIBERTY" also appear. This dime was also called the Mercury Dime.
Two Nickels, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; 'V'
The reverse reads "United States of America," and has a number "5" and "cents." There are thirteen stars for the colonies. The other coin shows a wreath with an indefinable shape in the middle, possibly...
Liberty Head Nickels, Reverse and Obverse: 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; E PLURIBUS UNUM; Reeding
The coin with the reverse reads "V" "Cents", "United States of America," and in small letters, "E Pluribus Unum." There is also a wreath. The coin with the obverse side show a Grecian profile of Liberty...
Indian Head Cent, Obverse: 1882
Coins; U.S. Mint; Native American; Branch Mint
A left-facing Indian maiden wears a feathered crown. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below is the date.
Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American
On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...
Golden Dollar with Sacagawea, Obverse: 2000
Coins; U.S. Mint; Lewis and Clark; Native American
Sacagewea, the Shoshone guide who was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, is shown with her infant son, John Baptiste. Above is LIBERTY, to the left, IN GOD WE TRUST, and on the...
Eisenhower Dollar, Obverse, 1974 and Reverse, 1977
Coins; U.S. Mint; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Apollo XI; Mint mark
The obverse view shows a left-facing profile of the late President with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST to the lower left, and below, the date. The reverse view shows an eagle with an olive branch of...
Liberty Half-Dollar, 1857
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty Cap
The seated Liberty is show with her right hand resting on a shield; in her left hand is a pole with the liberty cap on the end. Overhead are thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies, and below...
Indian Head Cent, 1863
Coins; U.S. MInt; Civil War
The profile of an Indian Maiden wearing a feather bonnet, which probably has LIBERTY written across the band, although coin is so worn it's hard to see. Around the maiden is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and...
Indian Head Cent, Reverse: 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint
The coin contains the words ONE CENT in the center, with a wreath around it. The edges of the coin are reeded. Three arrows are inserted into the wreath at the bottom and at the top is the Shield of the...
Liberty Nickel, 1886
Coins; Liberty; Half-disme; Half-dime; 'V'; U.S. Mint
Liberty is shown in profile wearing a crown. Thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies are shown around the edge and the coin bears the date.
Confederate Five Dollar Bill
Civil War; Currency; Money
This five-dollar note is from The Augusta Insurance and Banking Company. The number 205 appears and "Will pay FIVE DOLLARS to bearer on demand." Then there is the word "Augusta," followed by an illegible...
Liberty Quarter Dollar, 1876
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Seated Liberty, with staff and cap. Overhead are stars for the thirteen colonies.
'Silver' Penny, 1863
Coins; U.S. Mint; Cent; Civil War; Indian
The profile of an Indian maiden wearing a headdress, with "United States of America," around the edge, and the date, 1863, underneath.
Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard
The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.
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