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Star / Union

Obv: Five pointed star within a six-pointed star composed of interlocking triangles on a field of rays and within a laurel wreath; surrounded by beaded circle joined to raised rim (die #399) Rev: UNION on riband upon rays between four flags and surrounded by thirteen mullets and 1863 at bottom...

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Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

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United States

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