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Army & Navy / Soldier and the Monitor

Obv: ARMY / & / NAVY within a wreath of grapes and flowers(?) bound by crossed swords at the bottom Rev: A soldier with a drawn sword moving right with a flag behind him and the Monitor(?) in the distance; the whole is encircled by a rope design creating thirteen sections with rosettes inside...

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Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863


Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3 gm (13/16 in., 0.11 oz.)

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