1863 Civil War Token Millions For Contractors / Not One Cent For The Widows
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1863 Civil War Token Millions For Contractors / Not One Cent For The Widows:
1863 Patriotic Civil War Token. Circulated condition as seen in photos. Civil War Tokens were produced between 1862 & 1864 because of the severe shortage of coins during the war. They became illegal after U.S. Congress passed a law on April 2, 1864 prohibiting there use. Indian Head obverse with MILLIONS FOR CONTRACTORS. Full date/rim, with FORT LAFAYE (weak)on headband, good detail in headdress/hair/face. Reverse has NOT ONE CENT FOR THE WIDOWS within wreath. Starting at $.99 with NR. Please see photos to determine condition and offer accordingly. Shipping will be $2.50 including USPS TRACKING. Free shipping on all additional items shipped at the same time. Thanks for looking. Be sure to add me to your favorites list!