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Good For One Cent

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Patriotic Civil War Tokens

Merchants used these tokens as change instead of actual US coinage. Usually the local currency was only good at the store that issued the trade currency, but for those used on patriotic Civil War tokens, the token could be redeemed as US coinage at most stores.

Die F-202

Good For One Cent

Sinker : William H. Bridgens

Identifiers:

  • TRADESMENS CURRENCY is legend
  • GOOD FOR ONE CENT on shield
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 434  a R1  434  b R8

 

Die F-386

Good For One Cent

Sinker : Rhode Island Sinker

Identifiers:

  • GOOD FOR ONE CENT is legend
  • Redeem•ed is below date
  • Date is 1863
  • Open wreath
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 427  a R8  427  e R8  427  j R7
 427  b R8  427  f R8
 427  d R8  427  g R8

 

Die F-392

Good For One Cent

Sinker :  William H. Bridgens

Identifiers:

  • 1 circled by beads
  • Arrow heads next to stars
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 255  a R2  434  b R9  434  j  R7
 255  b R8  434  e R8

 

Die F-393

Good For One Cent

Sinker :  Sinker :  William H. Bridgens

Identifiers:

  • 1 circled by beads
  • No arrow heads next to stars
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 255  a R1  255  do R9 393  ai R9
 255  b R3  255  j R9

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