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Union For Ever / First in War, First in Peace

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.3 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

64.113

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: UNION (curved) / FOR EVER between palm branch and oak branch crossed, a shield and four flags in pairs at bottom; surrounded by broad milled circle joining rim
Rev: FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, around statue of General Washington in uniform on horse back, facing left, horse on pedestal, 1863 in exergue;
surrounded by beaded circle joining rim
Edge plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb