El Paso, Illinois

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El Paso, Illinois

This Civil War Store Card of El Paso, Illinois is ascribed to the shop of S.D. Childs. This token is the only issue 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 275A

El Paso, Illinois

Text on token:
  • P.H. Thompkins / Dealer / In / Dry Goods, / Groceries / &c / El Paso, Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $125-$175
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (New) F-1108
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R7 1  b R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1390
 2 a R8

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