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Peace For Ever / Capped Bust of Liberty

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Mint: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.1187

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: PEACE (curved) above, FOR EVER (curved) below two clasped hands, on cuff at left, SOUTH, and on cuff at right NORTH, within oak wreath; surrounded by beaded circle at base of broad raised rim
Rev: Capped bust of Liberty facing left and surrounded by thirteen stars / 1863 below
Edge: plain

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse