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VSI COLLECTION - U.S. Civil War Storecard Tokens.

Category:  Token & Medals
Owner:  VSI Collection
Last Modified:  9/26/2021
Set Description
This Set will consist of U.S. Civil War Storecard Tokens in various metals and in varying condition as graded by NGC.They will also represent a wide variety of Merchants who issued them as small change for their customers during a time of shortage.There was a constant shortage of U.S.coinage during the U.S. Civil War and these tokens were used to alleviate this shortage as well as advertise the Merchant’s business.

Set Goals
To obtain as many of these historically important tokens as possible.These tokens offer a glimpse of the United States during a time of horrific war when it was still unclear if the country could survive as one or be divided into two separate nations.

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Item Description
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View Coin   UNITED STATES MA 1863 BOSTON F-115E-1a JOS.H.MERRIAM MEDALIST NGC MS 64 RB Very Popular and in demand rare Civil War Store Card.”Good for a Scent”dog portrait by Merrium die sinker.
View Coin   UNITED STATES MA (1861-65) BOSTON F-115EA-1a PULMONALES COUGHS & COLDS NGC MS 62 BN A very nice MS-62 BN Civil War Storecard Token from the state of Massachusetts.
View Coin   UNITED STATES MA 1864 CHARLESTWN F-200A-2a DUNN & CO'S OYSTER HOUSE NGC AU 58 BN A nice Civil War Storecard from Charlestown MA that was once thought to be from Boston MA.
View Coin   UNITED STATES MA 1864 FALL RIVER F-260A-1a E.P. FRANCIS, CITY HOTEL NGC MS 64 BN Nice token in high grade.
View Coin   UNITED STATES MI 1863 YPSILANTI F-960A-12a E.HEWITT & BRO. DRY GOODS NGC AU 55 BN Attractive Storecard from Michigan.
View Coin   UNITED STATES NY 1863 NEW YORK F-630BB-12e MONK'S METAL SIGNS NGC MS 63 Rare New York Civil War Storecard Token in Mint State condition.
View Coin   UNITED STATES NY (1861-65) NEW YORK F-630AH-1a A.J. HENNING, DIE SINKER NGC MS 64 RB A high grade example of this Civil War Token.
View Coin   UNITED STATES NY (1861-65) NEW YORK F-630K-8b T. BRIMELOW, DRUGGIST NGC MS 63
View Coin   UNITED STATES NY 1863 TROY F-890B-23b OLIVER BOUTWELL, MILLER NGC MS 65 Nice Civil War Token.
View Coin   UNITED STATES RI 1864 PROVIDENCE F-700F-2a H.Y. LE FEVRE SALOON NGC F 12 BN More difficult Rhode Island Civil War Token in a lower grade.
View Coin   UNITED STATES RI 1864 PROVIDENCE F-700F-1a H.Y. LE FEVRE SALOON NGC AU 55 BN Nice AU-55 example of this Rarity-6 Rhode Island Civil War Storecard.

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