A historic Civil War medal that was struck to commemorate one of the great generals of the Confederate States of America. In fact, PGT Beuregard as he was more often referred, was the commander that ordered the firing on the walls of Fort Sumter in the Charleston Harbor as the beginning of the Civil War. 92% silver, 6% copper and 17.7 mm, this reeded edge issue is one of the crown jewels of Civil War numismatics and nearly impossible to find without damage or a hole which was created for suspension of the coin on a necklace.
Attractive Second Charter value back from this Virginia bank, one of the few which are available on the market.
A First Charter National from this very popular state, on a scarce bank which was liquidated on November 27th, 1912.
A great example for the type and grade, as these so often come with problems in the middle cirulated grades.