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This badly burned Morgan Silver dollar was recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by the Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeology field school in 1973. The obverse shows the profile of Liberty and the date, 1879. The reverse shows and eagle with wings outstretched. The Baker Store artifact collection was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The Baker Store and nearby house, situated along the Santa Fe trail, were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered at that time. This coin post dates the burning by at least 17 years.

Date: Post 1879

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Item Number: 457612
Call Number: 14MO701-937-1 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457612

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