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Our Navy / The Monitor

Obv: OUR / NAVY within a laurel wreath, bound by riband at base Rev: The Monitor moving to left, signed C.D.H. beneath, to left; surrounded by lines of sea; thirteen stars in two rows, seven in upper and six in lower, above; 1863 below; whole surrounded by serrated circle attached to broad raised...

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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