Springfield, Illinois

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Springfield, Illinois

These Civil War Store Cards of Springfield, Illinois are ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear. These tokens are the only issues known for this city. 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 – IL 795A

Springfield, Illinois

Text on token:
  • J.C. Yager / Trunk / Maker / Springfield Ill
Reverse

(1)Springfield, Illinois

Text on token:
  • Henry Jenkens / Wholesale / & / Retail / Clothier / St. Louis, Mo.
    (Same as MO 910C obverse)

(2)Springfield, IL

Text on token:
  • Jos.Zanone / Ice / Cream / Saloon / 285 / Central Av.
    (Same as OH 165GX obverse)
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $125-$175
Die Reverse: (New) F-1172
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1274
 2  a R2 2 d R10
Die Reverse: (See Reverse 1)
 3  a R10
Die Reverse: (See Reverse 2)
 4  a R8

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