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A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens
     

A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens

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by Q. David Bowers
 

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Civil War tokens are tangible reminders of American history. These small, cent-sized tokens served as emergency “money” during the small-change shortage of 1862–1865. Today they are highly collectible, and A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens elevates the collecting and study of these once-shunned imitation cents to a new level of scholarship and

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Civil War tokens are tangible reminders of American history. These small, cent-sized tokens served as emergency “money” during the small-change shortage of 1862–1865. Today they are highly collectible, and A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens elevates the collecting and study of these once-shunned imitation cents to a new level of scholarship and accessibility. Novice and experienced collectors alike, as well as history buffs and everyone interested in the Civil War, will find this volume a fascinating and indispensable reference. Inside, you’ll find a wealth of information not in print in any other single source, including how to collect, detailed historical background, valuations, rarity ratings, more than 2,000 full-color photographs, legendary rarities, discussions of every known issuer, and illustrations and descriptions of nearly every known die.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780794838775
Publisher:
Whitman Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Series:
Official Red Book
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,022,703
File size:
54 MB
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Guide Book of Civil War Tokens 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this was a gift for my husband. He is thrilled to have what he says is "the first decent resource to ID CW tokens"