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Wilson's Medal / Washington

Obv: WILSO[N'S] / MEDAL around [1], signed H above, and within laurel wreath tied with riband at base; surrounded by beaded circle at base of raised rim (very worn) Rev: Bust of Washington, facing right surrounded by twelve mullets, 1863 (curved) below; whole surrounded by beaded circle at base...

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Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

Civil War (1861–1865), 1863

  • Die cutter H, American, active around 1863
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United States

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