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This two-cent coin was found pierced by a nail in the southwest room of the East Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Johnson County. The Mission was built in 1839 for the Shawnee Tribe and closed in 1862. The life of the building did not end there as during the Civil War troops were quartered there and later it saw use as a dance hall, dairy bottling plant, apartments and a boarding house until becoming property of the state in 1927. The two-cent coin was not popular and was only minted from 1864 to 1873. It did, however, introduce the phrase "In God We Trust" on money. This particular coin was minted in 1866.

Date: 1864-1873

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Item Number: 443191
Call Number: 14JO362-4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443191

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