Lot Number:60
Start Time:4/23/2024 4:00:00 AM
End Time:5/12/2024 10:52:30 PM
Bid Count:12
Winning Bidder:p****m
Starting Bid:$1.00
Bid Increment:$1.50
Current Bid:$21.50
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A Symbol of Unity: 1863 Civil War Token "Our Country"

This auction offers a chance to own a piece of American history: an 1863 Civil War Token emblazoned with the powerful message "Our Country." These tokens hold significance for collectors and history buffs alike.

A Time of Division:

The Civil War (1861-1865) was a period of immense national conflict. Civil War Tokens emerged in the North as a response to a coin shortage caused by the war effort. These privately issued tokens were used for small transactions and often served as patriotic tokens expressing support for the Union.

"Our Country": A Rallying Cry:

The inscription "Our Country" on this 1863 token exemplifies the strong sense of national unity and determination that prevailed in the North during the Civil War. It's a powerful reminder of the fight to preserve the Union.

A Collector's Item:

The value of an 1863 "Our Country" token depends on its condition, rarity, and variety. Here's what to consider:

  • Condition: Well-preserved tokens are more valuable than heavily worn ones.
  • Rarity: Certain varieties or mintages of Civil War Tokens are scarcer than others.
  • Variety: There are variations in design elements like the image on the obverse (heads) side. Common designs include Liberty Heads, eagles, or military figures.

Highlight Your Token:

  • Include clear pictures showcasing both sides of the token.
  • Briefly describe the token's condition (circulated or uncirculated).
  • Mention any known variety details, like the image on the obverse (heads) side.
  • Consider including historical background about Civil War Tokens and their significance during the war.

Owning a Legacy:

An 1863 "Our Country" Civil War Token is more than just a piece of metal; it's a tangible link to a pivotal moment in American history. It represents the unwavering spirit and fight for unity during a time of national strife.

This token is a captivating conversation starter and a valuable addition to any collection of Civil War memorabilia or historical artifacts!

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