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Little Mack / McClellan Medal for One Cent

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863
Die cutter S (American, active around 1863)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20.5 mm, 3.3 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

17.235

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

OBV: Thirteen stars with LITTLE MACK around bust of General McClellan facing left and closed by a laurel wreath with 1863 at the base and signed S below the bust, the whole surrounded by a beaded circle attached to raised rim
REV: * McCLELLAN * (curved) / MEDAL / FOR / ONE CENT (curved), the whole surrounded by a beaded circle attached to raised rim
Edge: plain but angled

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green