Overall: 1 x 1 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 3.2 cm )
intaglio (inverted): on face of stamp: "VINCIT QUI PATITUR"
Circular steel stamp with intertwined initials "EDM" at center with stag's head above and banner with inscription "VINCIT QUI PATITUR" below; short cylindrical handle.
The initials on the stamp are those of Edwin Denison Morgan (1811-1883). Morgan served as governor of New York from 1859 to 1863.
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