Gettysburg Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

Gettysburg Pressed Penny

Subject

Gettysburg (Pa.). United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Weapons.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with image of man wearing a hat and coat standing behind a James rifle. Text Gettysburg above image. Raised dots encircle outside edge of coin. Small raised crescents along right and left edges of coin. Reverse: no embossed image present. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2006.

Contributor

Hamilton, Calvin
James, Charles

Rights

Copyrights held by Gettysburg Foundation.

Relation

Coverage: Gettysburg National Military Park - Gettysburg - Adams County - Pennsylvania - United States

Format

Materials: copper (95%) and tin/zinc (5%)
Extent: 13.5 cm x 2 cm x 0.1 cm
Weight: 3.11 g

Language

English

Type

Physical Item
MIME
Dublin Core

Identifier

EKC.penny.Gettysburg.0001

Citation

“Gettysburg Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed March 4, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/571.