Mendota, Illinois

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Mendota, Illinois

This Civil War Store Card of Mendota, 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 560A

Mendota, Illinois

Text on token:
  • A. Erlenborn / Dealer / In / Groceries & C. / Main Street / Mendota. / Ills.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5

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