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Coin purse
Description Lady's coin purse given to and used by Sergeant Matthew Marvin of the 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company K during the Civil War. The purse originally contained three dimes, two half-dimes, and two trimes (three-cent coins).
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches height (with chain)
3 3/4 inches width
5/8 inch depth
Nomenclature Purse (bag)
Subjects Received by: Marvin, Sergeant Mathew
Used in United States
Used during Civil War
Clothing. Women's Accessories. Purses. 1860-1890s
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6913.14.5