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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 "Our Country" Civil War Token

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Our Country Civil War Token

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1863 OUR NAVY Civil War Token

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1863 United States Copper Civil War Token

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Civil War Token Our Navy Reverse Cud Nice Coin

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1863 Civil War Token Army+Navy High Grade

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Civil War Token "For Our Country Common Cause" Now And Forever

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Civil War Token OUR COUNTRY #27

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Civil War Tokens For Sale

pre civil war snake and stars button

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1863 CIVIL WAR TOKEN ARMY NAVY

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1863 Peace Forever Patriotic North South Hand Shake Civil War Token

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1863 CIVIL WAR TOKEN ARMY & NAVY , FEDERAL UNION MUST Shall BE PRESERVED K187v

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1863 NOT 1 CENT - CIVIL WAR TOKEN k187z

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1861-65 Civil War Token F-450/471 a United We Stand Divided We Fall Uncirculated

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Civil War Token ARMY & NAVY The Federal Union It Must and Shall Be Preserved

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Civil War Store Card  A. Gleason Hillsdale Michigan Die Sinker 1863 NGC MS61 BN

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1863 Civil War Store Card E. Saginaw MI NGC VF25 BN Charles Bernacki F280A 2a

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Civil War Store Card  W.H. Brooks Jr. Ft. Wayne IN 1864 NGC AU58 BN F290E 4a

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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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