Plainfield, Indiana

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Plainfield, Indiana

These Civil War Store Cards from Plainfield, Indiana are ascribed to the shop of  John Stanton. 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:
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Obverse Die – IN 770A

Plainfield, Indiana

(IN770A-1→3)

Plainfield, Indiana

(IN770A-3 reverse, IN770A4→5)

Text on token:
  • (IN770A-1→3)Dry Goods / & Clothing / Johnson / & / Oursler / Plainfield, Ind.
  • (IN770A-4→5)Johnson & Oursler / Dealers / In / Dry / Goods / Boots & Shoes / Plainfield, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $75-$125
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (New) F-1037
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8  1  b  R8  1  i  R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
 2 a R9  2  d  R10
Die Reverse: (Obverse of 770A-4)
 3 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1018
 4 a R8  4  b  R8  4  i  R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
 5 a R8  5  d  R10
Obverse Die – IN 770B

IN770B

Reverse Die

IN770B2

(IN770B-3→4 obverse, IN770B-2 reverse)

Text on token:
  • (IN770B-1→2)M. Osborn / Groceries / Notions / Toys / & / Fancy Articles / Plainfield, Ind.
  • (IN770B-3→4) Queensware / Willow / & / Wooden /Ware / At / M. Osborn’s
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $75-$125
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8  1  d  R10
Die Reverse: (See Reverse)
 2 a R7  2  b  R7  2  i  R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1046
3 d R10
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
 4 a R8
Obverse Die – IN 770C

IN770C2

Text on token:
  • Dry Goods / & / Clothing / At / I.M. Shidlers / Post Office / Building / Plainfield, Ind.

Reverse Die

IN770C

Text on token:
  • ISSAC M. Shidler / Dealer / In (above)
    (Hat and cap in center)
    Boots & Shoes / And Notions (below)
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $75-$125
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (See Reverse)
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R6  1  d  R9
 1 b R7  1  i  R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
 2 d R10
Die Reverse: (New) F-1069
3 d R10
Obverse Die – IN 770D

IN770D

Text on token:
  • Tamsey & Ballard / Dealers / In / Drugs / & / Medicines / Plainfield, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $75-$125
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (New) F-1019
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 d R10
Die Reverse: (New) F-1047
2 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1069
 3 d R10
Die Reverse: (New) F-1311
4 a R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1312
 5 a R5  5  b  R7  5  i  R8

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