Sycamore, Illinois

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Sycamore, Illinois

This Civil War Store Card of Sycamore, Illinois is ascribed to the shop of S.D. Childs. This token is the only issue 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 825A

Sycamore, Illinois

Text on token:
  • Lott & Warner / Dry Goods / Groceries / & C. / Sycamore. Ills.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $200-$300
  • MS-63 : $600-$900
Die Reverse: (New) F-1111
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1117
 2  a R5
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205
 3  a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1207
 4  a R7

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