Chemung, Illinois

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Chemung, Illinois

These Civil War Store Cards of Chemung, Illinois are ascribed to the shop of S.D. Childs. These tokens are the only issues known for this city. Childs was a prolific token manufacturer. His dies commonly make use of a woman’s head and most of his dies use sans-serif lettering. He also produced Sutler tokens.

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

Obverse Die – IL 140A

Chemung, Illinois

Text on token:
  • W.M. Moore / Dealer / In / Dry / Goods / Groceries / Drugs / &c / Chemung, Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $400-$600
  • MS-63 : $1,250-$1,750
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-31A or (New) F-1099
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-31A or (New) F-1105
 2  a R6
Obverse Die – IL 140B

Chemung, Illinois

Text on token:
  • B.A. Wade & Co. / Dealers / In / Dry Goods / Groceries / &C &G. / Chemung. Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $200-$300
  • MS-63 : $600-$900
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-31A or (New) F-1099
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R9
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-275 or (New) F-1357
 2  a R5
Die Reverse: (New) F-1390
3  a R9

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