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Our Little Monitor / Wreath

Obv: OUR LITTLE / MONITOR above and below encircling view of monitor to left upon waves and firing from two guns in turret forwards, flying pennant from bows and flag from stern; surrounded by widely-milled circle at base of raised rim Rev: 1863 within laurel and oak wreath, two cannons crossed...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

Accession Number

01.1978

Medium or Technique

Brass?

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates