Bombardment of Fort Sumter Type I in Tin
Approximate Current Value: $250
So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1861 HK-11 Bombardment of Fort Sumter Type I in Tin Dollar
Value of 1861 HK-11 Bombardment of Fort Sumter Type I in Tin
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-11
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 Fort Sumter to the left center with clouds billowing above and cannon shots coming from the right side. Text is positioned above and below in a semi-circle fashion. The backside of the coin depicts 13 lines of decorative text with varying sizes and fonts.
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