Hartford City, Indiana

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Hartford City, Indiana

This Civil War Store Card from Hartford City, Indiana is ascribed to the shop of John Stanton. This token is the only known merchant token issued from this town. Stanton was the most prolific issuer of Civil War tokens in Cincinnati. His line of work centered on stamp cutting and branding devices.

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

Obverse Die – IN 395A

Hartford City, Indiana

Text on token:
  • Jas. Lyon / Dry / Goods / Groceries / Boots / & Shoes / Hartford City, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $90-$135
  • MS-63 : $250-$375
Die Reverse: (New) F-1037
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R7  1  b  R9  1  i  R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1046
 2 a R7
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
 3 a R8  3  d  R10

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