Economic Education through Numismatics
  • 1856 Braided Hair Large Cent, Slanted 5 VF25 details


    rim bump, obverse scratch

    mintage 2,690,463

    February 1 – Auburn University is first chartered as the East Alabama Male College.

    June 2 – Bleeding KansasBattle of Black Jack: Anti-slavery forces, led by John Brown, defeat pro-slavery forces.

    August 30 – Bleeding KansasBattle of Osawatomie: Pro-slavery forces defeat anti-slavery forces.