For your consideration is an Anaconda Copper Mine Cast Copper Arrowhead. The Anaconda Copper Mine was a large copper mine in Butte, Montana. It was bought in 1881 by Marcus Daly from Michael Hickey. Hickey was a prospector and Union Civil War veteran. He named his claim the Anaconda Mine after reading Horace Greeley's Civil War account of how Ulysses S. Grant's forces had surrounded Robert E. Lee's forces "like an anaconda". This copper arrowhead features the mine name "Anaconda" across the front and the casting marks were left unpolished on the back. This piece measures 4 1/2" x 2 3/8".
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