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DIX obverse (Flag type reverse)

Obv: * IF ANYBODY ATTEMPTS TO TEAR IT DOWN around * SHOOT HIM * / ON THE SPOT around a braided rope design containing DIX Rev: (ornament) THE FLAG OF OUR UNION (ornament) around a flag with 25 stars surmounted by a liberty cap and surrounded by 13 stars Edge: plain

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Gift of Henry H. Fay

Civil War (1861–1865)

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United States

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