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Our Little Monitor / Wreath

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 2.8 gm (13/16 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1978

Medium or Technique

Brass?

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obv: OUR LITTLE / MONITOR above and below encircling view of monitor to left upon waves and firing from two guns in turret forwards, flying pennant from bows and flag from stern; surrounded by widely-milled circle at base of raised rim
Rev: 1863 within laurel and oak wreath, two cannons crossed at base, muzzles upward, anchor above; whole surrounded by widely-milled circle at base of raised rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins