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Washington / Shield with Pole and Liberty Cap

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 3.2 gm (3/4 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

RES.17.41

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: Bust of Washington facing right and surrounded by thirteen stars / 1863 below
Rev: Shield with a Liberty cap on an pole over crossed flags and encircled by thirteen stars; whole within an oak wreath
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green