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Indian Head Bust of Liberty / Drum with Flags and Cannon

Obv: Thirteen mullets with 1863 around nude bust of Liberty, facing left, wearing headdress composed of nine eagle's feathers bound with fillet inscribed LIBERTY, row of pearls round neck; within beaded circle near raised rim Rev: Four flags, two either side pole surrounded by Thrygian cap, two...

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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