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Union for Ever / First in War, First in Peace

Obv: UNION (curved) / FOR EVER between palm branch and oak branch crossed, a shield and four flags in pairs at bottom; surrounded by broad milled circle joining rim Rev: FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, around statue of General Washington in uniform on horse back, facing left, horse on pedestal,...

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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