Lodi, Illinois

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Lodi, Illinois

This Civil War Store Card of Lodi, 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. The one in question is now a part of Maple Park in Kane County.

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

Obverse Die – IL 520A

Lodi, Illinois

Text on token:
  • C.H. Taylor / Stoves / Fine / Table & / Pocket / cutlery / Lodi,Ill
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $1,500-$2,250
  • MS-63 : $3,000-$4,500
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-35 or (New) F-1107
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R9
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205
 2  a R9 2  b R9

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