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Our Navy / The Monitor

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863
Die cutter Charles D. Horter (American, active 1860–1863)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 3.1 gm (3/4 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1977

Medium or Technique

Brass?

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: OUR / NAVY within a laurel wreath, bound by riband at base
Rev: The Monitor moving to left, signed C.D.H. beneath, to left; surrounded by lines of sea; thirteen stars in two rows, seven in upper and six in lower, above; 1863 below; whole surrounded by serrated circle attached to broad raised rim. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins