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God Protect the Union / Capped Bust of Liberty

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3 gm (13/16 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1963

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: GOD / * / PROTECT / THE / UNION (curved upwards), star above, within laurel branch and oak wreath; shield shield below; within beaded circle joined to broad rim
Rev: Thirteen mullets around capped bust of Liberty facing left and decked with eight mullets on borde / 1863 (curved upwards) below; whole surrounded by a beaded circle close to a broad raised rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins