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    1863 Union Forever/Monitor Token -- Struck Over an 1857 Seated Dime -- MS63 NGC. Fuld-240/341fo, R.8. This piece is a companion to another lot in this same auction, using the same dies for both sides but struck over an 1863 Indian cent. This time the host coin is an 1857 Seated dime. ONE DIME is boldly legible in the center shield of the Union Forever side, and enough of the dime obverse is faintly perceptible underlying the Monitor strike to make the determination of the date and design. These dies are attributed to Charles D. Horter, whose initials C.D.H. appear beneath the Monitor. These overstrikes could have been die trials or simply due to shortages of blank planchets, but these die are frequently seen paired together.

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    September, 2016
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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