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Object Name COIN
Catalog Number 0985.09.00193
Date 1861
Description Mexican silver dollar. "*8R.G. 1860 P. F. 10Ds 20 Gs" on the obverse. An eagle and "REPUBLICA MEXICANA" are on the reverse. Engraved on eagle's chest is "C.S.A. / 1865"
Dimensions Dia-1.5 inches
Owned Joseph E. Johnston
Made Zacatecas Mint
Event Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Provenance This Mexican silver dollar is thought to be from the $39,000 war chest of General Joseph E. Johnston, distributed by Colonel J. N. Hendren in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each man received approximately $1.25.
People Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Hendren, J. N.
Search Terms Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Confederate States Treasury
Subjects Money
Currency
Coins
surrenders
Pay
Payments
Treasuries