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Liberty and No Slavery / Shield

Obv: LIBERTY AND NO SLAVERY / 1863, between arrows, both pointing at legend; around draped bust of Liberty facing left; whole surrounded by beaded circle attached to rim Rev: Obliterated shield upon two standards, either side, both bearing flags, and pole with Liberty cap, encircled by thirteen...

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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