This Civil War Store Card of Mendota, 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.
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|Die Reverse: (Pat) F-279 or (New) F-1205|