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United States of America / Indian Head Liberty Bust

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

RES.17.40

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: UNITED STATES OF AMERIA / 1863 around an eagle on a sheild with a ribband in its mouth, PLURIBUS on band at left and UNUM at right
Rev: Indian head Liberty bust facing left and surrounded by thirteen stars / 1863 below (there is a curved die crack running from the first through the sixth star)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green