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United States Copper / Tradesmen's Currency

Obv: UNITED STATES / COPPER around eagle facing left, looking backwards, on upper portion of a lined globe; whole surrounded by serrated circle near broad low rim Rev: * TRADESMENS * / CURRENCY, around shield, bearing GOOD FOR / ONE / CENT (curved); whole surrounded by serrated circle near broad...

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865)

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United States

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates