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DIX obverse (Flag type reverse)

Obv: * IF ANYBODY ATTEMPTS TO TEAR IT DOWN around a plain circle containing * * SHOOT HIM * * / ON THE SPOT around a braided rope design containing DIX (die #413) Rev: (ornament) THE FLAG OF OUR UNION (ornament) / 1863 around a flag with a long pole and 25 stars surmounted by a liberty cap and...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

Accession Number

01.1956

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates