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Capped Liberty Bust / Drum with Flags and Cannon

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;...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

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United States

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates