You can now own 1¢, 2¢ and 3¢ coins minted over 150 years ago during the Civil War! All designed by James B. Longacre, these wartime coins are prized collectibles from an eventful era in U.S. history:
- 1862-1863 Indian Head “White Cent” – known as a “white cent” for its pale copper-nickel alloy, issued the year of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
- 1864-1865 Two Cent Piece – short-lived bronze coins that addressed a Civil War coin shortage due to hoarding. In 1864, General Sherman led his March to the Sea.
- 1865 Nickel Three Cent Piece – the first U.S. coin struck in nickel, this 1865 issue was minted the year of the final Union victory at Appomattox and Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.
Your affordable circulated Civil War Set comes in a handsome burgundy pouch. Order today!
- Year: Mixed Years
- Product Type: Sets
- Presentation: Grab Bag