So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1861 HK-11c Bombardment of Fort Sumter Type I Copper Dollar
Value of 1861 HK-11c Bombardment of Fort Sumter Type I Copper
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-11c
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads Bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 12 & 13, 1861 and the reverse text is Fort Sumter was evacuated, with all the honors of war after a most heroic defense by Majr.. Anderson, with a garrison of 75 men, against a terrific bombardment of 30 hours duration, by the So. Ca Rebels numbering 8000. The front side of the coin shows a bronzed image of Fort Sumter sitting in the South Carolina bay. Cannons are flying onto the fort during the bombardment with a flag shown in the center right side of the medal. Text is above and below. The backside of the coin depicts several lines of curving text with various fonts and sizes.
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