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(1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token NGC MS64 RD In Story Vault Holder

(1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token NGC MS64 RD In Story Vault Holder
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Why add this Mint State 64 (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 64 Red by the third-party grading firm, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). "Civil War" or "Hard Times" tokens occupy a unique place in our history. These tokens were privately struck by merchants when the circulating currency of the U.S. as being hoarded out of fear. The issuance of these tokens aided commerce in the absence of official coinage. Merchants issued "store cards" and "sutler" tokens. A third type of token, the patriot tokens were issued by die makers.

Typical Indian Head obverse design

An Indian Chief portrait graces the obverse of this token. It is similar in style to some of the fractional California Gold issues common after 1850. It was specifically made to resemble an Indian Head Cent. The reverse is ringed with a leaf motif and features the motto "Our Army" over which a star appears.

Excellent Mint State 64 with Red designation

Mint State 64 graded coins and tokens have a moderate number of distracting marks, hairlines or deficiencies. These specimens typically have above average eye appeal. The red designation is a notation that the color of the token is the deep reddish copper color and not the darker browns common on old copper issues. This coin will come to you inside of an impressive holder with a card telling its story.

Add this (1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token graded by NGC at the high Mint State 64 Red level to your collection today.


Year of Issue:(1861-1865)
Mint:Private Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS64
Color:Red
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Copper
Country:United States
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