Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford, Illinois

These Civil War Store Cards of Rockford, Illinois are ascribed to the shop of S.D. Childs. These tokens are the only issues 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 755A

Rockford, Illinois

Text on token:
  • A. J. Davis / Grocer / Rockford. Ills.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-32 or (New) F-1095
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R6
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-33 or (New) F-1105
2 a R3
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-34 or (New) F-1106
3 a R8
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205
 4 a R7

 

Obverse Die – IL 755B

 Rockford, Illinois

Text on token:
  • Holmes & Norton / Gruggists / Rockford / Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $250-$375
Die Reverse: (New) F-1209
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  a R4
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-275 or (New) F-1357
2 a R8
Obverse Die – IL 755C

Rockford, Illinois

Text on token:
  • Hope & Clow / Stoves / Iron & C. / Rockford. Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $250-$375
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-31 or (New) F-1094
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  a R3
Die Reverse: (New) F-1098
2 a R8
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205
 3 a R6
Obverse Die – IL 755D

Rockford, Illinois

Text on token:
  • WIlliam Knapp / Artesian / Well / Driller / Rockford.Ill.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-35 or (New) F-1107
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  a R3

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