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A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Q. David Bowers (Author) and Fred L. Reed (Introduction author)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 448 pages

File size: 50.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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.

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,… (more)

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.

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