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DIX obverse (Flag type reverse)

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.2 gm (13/16 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1956

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: * IF ANYBODY ATTEMPTS TO TEAR IT DOWN around a plain circle containing * * SHOOT HIM * * / ON THE SPOT around a braided rope design containing DIX (die #413)
Rev: (ornament) THE FLAG OF OUR UNION (ornament) / 1863 around a flag with a long pole and 25 stars surmounted by a liberty cap and surrounded by 13 stars
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins