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Unknown One cent coin

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.17.21.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1860 Pagination: 1 coin Order a Copy

One coin circa 1860. The date of minting is not readable.

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