1863 Patriotic Civil War Token First In War, First In Peace / Union For Ever
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1863 Patriotic Civil War Token First In War, First In Peace / Union For Ever:
1863 Patriotic Civil War Token. Lightly circulated. 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. Obverse reads FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE with monument of George Washington riding a horse. Full date/rim, nice detail. Reverse has UNION FOR EVER within wreath. Full rim, nice detail. 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!