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United States Copper / Tradesmen's Currency

Civil War (1861–1865)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

01.1988

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: * TRADESMENS * / CURRENCY, around shield, bearing GOOD FOR / ONE / CENT (curved); whole surrounded by serrated circle near broad low rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins