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Civil War Tokens!

During the Civil War, a shortage of coins developed in the north and east, as people hoarded hard currency, in fear of inflation.

As a result, merchants found it difficult to make change for their customers.

Some issued their own currency or trade tokens, which customers were willing to accept, based on their confidence in the merchant's ability to redeem them in the future.

Civil War Tokens For Sale

1863 Patriotic Civil War Token F-110/442a

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1863 Patriotic Civil War Token Coin - Federal Union Army & Navy

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1864 Civil War Great Central Fair Token MS-65 NGC (Red/Brown) - SKU#153952

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1860 John C. Breckinridge Civil War Token MS-63 NGC (Red/Brown) - SKU#159932

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1863 CIVIL WAR F-189/399 a TOKEN NGC MS63BN

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(1861-65) CIVIL WAR F-163/352 a TOKEN NGC MS64BN

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(1861-65) CIVIL WAR F-231/352A a TOKEN NGC MS63BN

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1863 CIVIL WAR F-118/418 a TOKEN NGC MS64BN

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1863 Civil War Token F-206/323 a NGC MS63 BN ( The Flag Of Our Union )

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Civil War Tokens For Sale

1863 Civil War Store Token I.O.U. 1 Cent

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Ketcham & Barker Hardware Stoves & Tinware 1863 Civil War Store Card Toledo Ohio

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1863 Civil War Token Collectable Antique Near Uncirculated

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ICG MS61 Certified 1863 "New York" US Civil War Token sku #0801

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1861-1865 Wealth of The South Token, Civil War Token F-511/513 B, NGC MS62

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Civil War Token. Cafe Autenrieth. 85 Chatham St. New York. Red Brown UNC. 99264

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1864 Civil War Token. A.U. 117352

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1863 Civil War Token. Brass 890-E. X.F.-A.U. 117351

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1863 Civil War Token. HG-643 with CUD Obverse 12 O'clock. 89653

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1863 Civil War Token ARMY & NAVY -- MAKE US AN OFFER! #Y5596

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From 1861 to 1864, about 50 million tokens with thousands of different designs were made. Many had "not" written above the words "one cent" to distinguish them from real coins. Still considered Exonumia, there are two major types of Civil War tokens, Patriotics and Store Cards.

Patriotic Civil War Tokens carry no advertising and have patriotic phrases such as:

  •  Union For Ever
  •  The Union Must and Shall be Preserved
  •  Our Country
  •  Army and Navy

Civil War Store Card Tokens usually have the city and state on the token. Plus a merchants name or his business name and were usually a trade token in a sense. Civil War tokens were issued in large numbers from the following states:

  •  Connecticut
  •  Illinois
  •  Indiana
  •  Michigan
  •  New Jersey
  •  New York
  •  Ohio
  •  Pennsylvania
  •  Rhode Island
  •  Wisconsin

Civil War Token Society (CWTS) web site.


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