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Our Navy / Drum with Flags and Cannon

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 2.7 gm (3/4 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1975

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obv: OUR / NAVY within a laurel wreath, bound by riband at base; surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim
Rev: Four flags, two on either side of a pole surmounted by a Liberty cap, drum at base, 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