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Shield within a Six-Pointed Star type (variety 3)

CHECK for thick, thin, or repunched date. ob. III surrounded by C and stars rev. shield in 6-pointed star, "United States of America 1860"

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

U.S. Federal Issue, 1860

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

13.881

Medium or Technique

Composition, 90% silver and 10% copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins