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Object ID 12.0060
Object Name Coin
Other Name Indian head penny
Material Copper
Description Indian Head penny, dated 1885.
Dimensions Dia-1.8 cm
Date 1885
Provenance The Stanford University Archaeologist's Office summer 2012 dig pertained to the history of Searsville Dam and Reservoir and took place at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve on Stanford land in San Mateo County, California. The Dam keeper's house was one of the properties sought and thirty-five test pits were excavated in an area to the west and south of Searsville Dam. This item was from one of the test pits.
Found North America: United States: San Mateo County: Jasper Ridge Preserve
Site Name Dam Keeper
Site # SU-01
Unit DK8A
Level 3
Feature 8
Excavated by Pedro Gonzalez; Chloe Dupuis; Chelsea Dupuis
Collector Laura Jones
Collection Archaeology - Dam Keeper