New Castle, Indiana

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New Castle, Indiana

This Civil War Store Cards from New Castle, Indiana is ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear.  This is the only known token for this town. Lanphear was the second most prolific issuer of Civil War tokens in Cincinnati. His work is remarkable for the variety of motifs used as reverse dies on store cards.

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

Obverse Die – IN 690A

New Castle, Indiana

Text on token:
  • M.I. Powell / Dealer In / Stoves / & / Tinware. / New Castle, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $90-$135
  • MS-63 : $400-$600
Die Reverse: (New) F-1125
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1180
 2 a R7
Die Reverse: (New) F-1299
3 a R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1304
4 a R6

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