The Copper CornerTCC is a business registered in the State of Washington.
Contacts: E-mail Copperman@thecoppercorner.com, Phone (206) 244-8345
Mail to Bill McKivor, PO Box 46135, Seattle, WA 98146, USA.
Civil War Tokens
During the Civil War, a shortage of supply of small change led merchants and others to supply "coins" of a one cent size for use. These had either patriotic themes, or were issued by merchants to advertise their wares while supplying a needed item -- the tokens themselves. Thousands of different tokens were issued, with everything on them from a flag to a wine bottle to a coffin---and have been avidly collected for many years by students of the Civil War era.
Civil War tokens are usually referenced as catalogued by George Fuld.
Please contact Bill for additional information.
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