Robert's Notes: This is an amazing piece of history, and in wonderful condition considering its age. Beautiful clear date. I have conserved it and sealed the copper to preserve its beautiful patina. I find it always fascinating to ponder the stories this coin could tell.
The American Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865. While there were many elements that led to the war, slavery became the touch point. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as “the Confederacy.” Led by Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy fought for its independence from the United States. The U.S. federal government was supported by twenty mostly-Northern free states in which slavery already had been abolished, and by five slave states that became known as the border states. These twenty-five states are referred to as the Union.
Hostilities began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces attacked a U.S. military installation at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. After four years of bloody, devastating warfare (mostly within the Southern states), the Confederacy surrendered when General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
100% Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity
All treasures we offer are covered by our Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity. Each treasure comes with a detailed, multi-page Certificate of Authenticity and full Documentation Package at no extra charge. Get the full details here>>>
Shipping within the U.S. is free, and discounted worldwide. Our goal is to get your treasure to you as quickly as possible. We ship treasures six days a week, and your order will ship in 24 - 48 hours, and it usually takes 3-7 days for your order to arrive. We will choose the best shipping option based on your address, and you can choose Expedited shipping at checkout! Get the full details here>>>
Exchanges & Returns
We know "The Treasure Picks the Person." We offer a No-Questions-Asked 21 Day Exchange or Return guarantee. If you wish to exchange or return your purchase, just give us a call at 503.436.1626 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org within a week of receiving your order. Get the full details here>>>