Posted 8 years ago
Has anyone ever seen or heard of the use of this Token, or is it currecny.
The Home it's self is located in Dodge City, Kansas. I have sent pic and made calls to places in Dodge that should have some idea as to the use of this token. No one in the state has a clue.
The token is 29mm in Dia. , and looks to be of brass. The section below is what leads me to believe it is of the Civil War Era. If anyone has different thoughts about this please leave a comment. Would like to know if it is worth something.
The Civil War Token Society (www.cwtsociety.com), the pre-eminent club for today’s collectors, suggests that to be “officially” considered a Civil War token, a piece must be between 18 and 25 millimeters in diameter. (Most of the copper tokens issued to pass as currency during the war were 18 or 19mm, the size of the federal government’s relatively new Flying Eagle and Indian Head cents, introduced to circulation in 1857 and 1859, respectively.