Anderson, Indiana

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Anderson, Indiana

This Civil War Store Card from Anderson, Indiana is ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear. This token is the only known merchant token issued from this town. Lanphear  was the second most prolific issuer of Civil War tokens in Cincinnati. His work is remarkable for the variety of motifs used as reverse dies on store cards.

Valuations are based on raw copper tokens. For more detailed pricing, see:
Pricing Civil War Tokens

Obverse Die – IN 20A

Anderson, Indiana

Text on token:
  • J.P. Barnes. / Dealer / In / Stoves / & / Tinware. / Anderson.Ind
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1299
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4
Die Reverse: (New) F-1346
 2 a R4

 

Obverse Die – IN 20B

Anderson, Indiana

Text on token:
  • T. & N.C. McCullough / Dealers / In / Hardware / Anderson / •IND•
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1326
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  a R5 1  b R9

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