Up for sale is a 1961 restrike of the 1861 Confederate Cent, made from the original dies. Description : The token is made from bronze (copper), and measures approximately 19mm in diameter, the size of a penny. These restrikes were made by Robert Bashlow in 1961, who used the original (defaced) 1861 dies made by engraver Robert Lovett. Lovett was afraid he would be charged with treason for aiding the Confederacy and so he cancelled the dies. The hammer blows and chisel marks he made are clearly visible.After being used to mint the 1961 restrikes, the dies were donated to the Smithsonian. Condition : Graded at MS67 RD by NGC. Light copper colored surfaces, brilliant. Please examine the photographs for further details and qualities.
The item "Bashlow Restrike 1861 Confederate Cent in Copper, MS67 NGC, CSA Civil War Token" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Tokens\ Civil War". The seller is "moss_mine_treasures" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay, South Korea, Mexico.