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Capped Liberty Bust / Drum with Flags and Cannon

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 2.6 gm (3/4 in., 0.09 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1954

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: Thirteen mullets with1863 around capped bust of Liberty, facing left, surrounded by an obliterated circle of beading close to a raised rim.
Rev: Four flags, two either side pole surrounded by Thrygian cap, drum at base of pole, below which are two crossed cannons, muzzles pointing upward; the outer one, pointing right; very worn
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins