North Vernon, Indiana

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North Vernon, Indiana

This Civil War Store Card from North Vernon, 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.

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Obverse Die – IN 715A

North Vernon, Indiana

Text on token:
  • John Wentzel / Dealer / in / Stoves / & / Tin Ware. / North Vernon, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $125-$175
  • MS-63 : $500-$750
Die Reverse: (New) F-1299
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5  1  b  R9

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