It is also a fascinating piece of American History. "Civil War" or "Hard Times" tokens were privately issued at times when the official U. 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. We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete.Product Photo Policy: MCM attempts to display product images shown on the site as accurately as possible. We take all of our photos in house and due to reflections on the mirrored or proof surfaces of a coin there may appear to be'black' when there is not. If a coin has a color on it at all it will be described as'colorized' in the description or title. Due to the large inventory we sell, we use stock photos. Serial numbers will vary from the image shown unless specifically stated in the product listing that the item pictured is the item you will receive. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS POLICY: We are accepting international orders from select countries. These charges are the customer's responsibility. However, we cannot guarantee this due to the volume of orders we process each day.
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The item "(1861-1865) United States Our Army Civil War Token NGC MS63 RD SKU46393" is in sale since Thursday, April 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Tokens\ Civil War".
The seller is "mcm" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.