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Winged Helmet Design

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I do not really know the symbolism behind the winged helmet, but what came to mind was a line from a song, “On the wings of an angel.” Maybe the message was as simple as a speedy end to the war. Any way about it, this token die is rather interesting.

Die F-38

Winged Helmet Design

Sinker : William K. Lanphear

Identifiers:

  • Date is 1863
  • 3 field stars adjacent to helmet wings
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
38 0 R10 438 a R9 438 d R9
Die F-38A

Winged Helmet Design

Sinker : William K. Lanphear

Identifiers:

  • Date is 1863
  • 2 field stars adjacent to helmet wings
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
0 a R9
Die F-38B

Winged Helmet Design

Sinker : William K. Lanphear

Identifiers:

  • Date is 1863
  • 1 field star adjacent to helmet wings
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
424 a R10
Die F-39

Winged Helmet Design

Sinker : William K. Lanphear

Identifiers:

  • Date is 1863
  • 1 field star adjacent to helmet wings
  • Last field star close to 3 in date
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
448 a R9
Die F-40

Winged Helmet Design

Sinker : William K. Lanphear 

Identifiers:

  • No date
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
193 a R9 193 b R9

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