1863 Civil War Token Not One Cent . COINCW62


American Civil War Token. Indian Head design on one side of token. The other side is the date 1863 with the words: Not One Cent (however, the “Not” is almost worn or scratched away). Very worn condition.


Additional Notes: Civil War Tokens appeared in the early 1860s because there were severe shortages of U.S. government-issued coins.  Regular cents of that era were strongly hoarded, so private individuals started making small copper coins to meet the demands of local commerce. The government caught up eventually, and Civil War Tokens disappeared after supply caught up. These interesting Civil war token have a nice collector following today and are a nice character item from the U.S. Civil War.


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Weight 2 oz
Dimensions 1 × 1 × .3 in

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