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Union Must and Shall Be Preserved / This Medal Price One Cent

Civil War (1861–1865)
Die cutter S (American, active around 1863)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3 gm (13/16 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1969

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obv: THE UNION MUST AND SHALL BE PRESERVED, separated by mullet, around bust of a General in uniform, facing left, signed S beneath; surrounded by milled circle joining broad rim
Rev: THIS / MEDAL / PRICE / ONE / CENT (curved) within Indian-corn (?) wreath; surrounded by obliterated circle against rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins