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Washington / Star

Obv: Bust of Washington, facing right, above two crossed oak branches and within a circle of thirteen mullets, 1863 (following line of rim) below; surrounded by broad low rim Rev: Six pointed star, bearing a shield, within heavy laurel wreath; surrounded by broad low rim Edge: plain

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Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

Object Place

United States

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates