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Capped Liberty Bust / Millions for Defense

Obv: Capped Liberty bust facing left and surrounded by thirteen stars / 1863 below Rev: MILLIONS FOR DEFENCE around NOT-ONE-CENT-FOR -TRIBUTE (curved) within laurel and oak wreath; below which; mullet between two smaller ones; surrounded by narrow raised rim Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

01.1918

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates