Civil War Token, 1863

Description
This particular Civil War Token depicts a patriotic theme. The obverse, front of the coin, depicts a profile image of George Washington while the reverse, back, shows two hands shaking between laurel sprigs and the words “PEACE FOREVER.” One hand is labeled as the North and the other hand is labeled as the South.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
date made
1863
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 mm; 23/32 in
ID Number
1977.0779.108
catalog number
1977.0779.108
accession number
1977.0779
subject
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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