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(1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token NGC MS63 RD In Story Vault Holder

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Why add the Mint State 63 (1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token in Story Vault Holder to your collection?

This (1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token was graded Mint State 63 Red by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). It is also a fascinating piece of American History. "Civil War" or "Hard Times" tokens were privately issued at times when the official U.S. coinage was being hoarded. This issuance helped to transact business in the absence of regular coinage. There are "store cards" and "sutler" tokens which were issued by merchants and there were patriotic tokens, like the example here, issued by die makers.

Classic Civil War Token obverse

The obverse of the token features the image of an Indian Chief, similar in some respects to the familiar James Longacre Indian cent obverse. The reverse features the inscription "Our Army" over which a single star appears. The reverse is ringed with a floral motif.

Mint State 63 Red example for your collection

Specimens graded at the Mint State 63 level are uncirculated examples of a coin or token. These do not have any trace of wear on the high points of the design and they have fewer deficiencies and distractions than coins or tokens in lesser Mint State grades. Generally, these examples have good eye appeal. This specimen has the spectacular red color that is so difficult to get on old copper issues.

Order your NGC-graded Mint State 63 Red (1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token from ModernCoinMart today, and receive it in a special story vault holder!

Year of Issue:(1861-1865)
Mint:Private Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Country:United States
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