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Trimes
Description Two three-cent coins, or trimes. The first (.1) dates to 1861; the date engraved on the second (.2) is illegible. The coins are identical in their design, which includes engravings of a Roman numeral III inside a capital letter C on the front and a shield inside a six-pointed star surrounded by the words "United States of America" on the back. The trimes 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 1/2 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 Use: 1861 Date stamped (.1)
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6913.14.3.1-2