Requires Photography

United States Copper / Money Makes the Mare Go

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.5 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1990

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: UNITED STATES / COPPER around eagle facing left, looking backwards, on upper portion of a lined globe; whole surrounded by serrated circle near broad low rim
Rev: MONEY MAKES THE MARE GO around man in three-cornered hat walking left towards a bucket, over his shoulder is a ripped sack with coins spilling out of it, GO IT BUTTONS on a balloon from his mouth, 1863 at bottom; whole surrounded by serrated circle attached to broad low rim (reverse die #1243)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins