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Half-dimes
Description Two half-dimes dating to 1857 (.1) and 1858 (.2). The coins are identical in their design, which includes engravings of Liberty seated on her shield on the front and the words "Half Dime" and "United States of America" on the back. The half-dimes were originally carried in a coin purse used by Sergeant Matthew Marvin of the 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company K during the Civil War.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5/8 inch diameter each coin
Nomenclature Coin
Subjects Owned/used by: Marvin, Sergeant Mathew
Used during Civil War
Used in United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Coins
Dates Creation: Exactly 1857 .1
Creation: Exactly 1858 .2
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6913.14.2.1-2