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Our Country / Drum with Flags and Cannon

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 3.4 gm (3/4 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1945

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: OUR / COUNTRY / (ornament) shield above, between two branches of laurel; all within laurel wreath and surrounded by beaded by beaded circle close in raised rim
Rev: Four flags, two either side pole surrounded by Thrygian cap, two outermost bearing stars and stripes, drum at base of pole, below which are two crossed cannons, muzzles pointing upward; the outer one, pointing left, inscribed UNION 61; the inner one, inscribed with 76; whole within oak wreath, surrounded by beaded cirlce joined to raised rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins