Mossin & Marr General Engravers in Metal and Wood

Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, April 30th, 1860

Below is a comprehensive index of Mossin & Marr’s Patriotic Civil War dies. In addition to being used as Patriotics, the dies were utilized as “stock” reverses for many of Mossin & Marr’s storecards.  A total of five stock dies have been identified which can be directly attributed to the firm.  Their images are pictured after the index.  A total of five stock dies have been identified which can be directly attributed to the firm.  Their images are pictured after the index.

The index is organized acording to the following:

Obv – Obverse of token

Rev – Reverse of token

Strikers – Originators of dies, by obverse and reverse

Var – Variety struck in metal

Inscription – mottos of each die

Rarity – the Fuld Rarity Rating of the die

SC Equiv – The stock storecard number equivalent

Fuld Pgs – The page that the listing can be found in Fuld’s Patriotic Civil War Tokens book.

Mossin & Marr Patriotic Emissions Page 1
Mossin & Marr Patriotic Emissions Page 2Mossin & Marr Patriotic Emissions Page 3

Each Mossin & Marr reverse stock die is pictured below:

Marr's Douglas and Marr's Douglas S.A.D.
Marr's Eagle Atop Cannon and Marr's Amazon
Marr's America

See also:

Obv – Obverse of token

Rev – Reverse of token

Strikers – Originators of dies, by obverse and reverse

Var – Variety struck in metal

Aaron Packard [End Mark]

Notes & Sources

  1. Standard Catalog of United States Tokens 1700-1900 Fourth Edition, Russell Rulau, Krause Publications, ©2004
  2. Patriotic Civil War Tokens 4th Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Krause Publications, ©1982
  3. Patriotic Civil War Tokens Fifth Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Krause Publications, ©2005
  4. U.S. Civil War Store Cards Second Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Quarterman Publications, ©1975
  5. Die Photos & Fuld/Moore Listings Update of 4th Revised Edition Patriotic Civil War Tokens, George & Melvin Fuld, ©1993
  6. The Civil War Token Collectors Guide, Bryan Kanzinger, Valley Forge Coins-Books, ©2001
  7. A Guide Book of United States Tokens and Medals, Katherine Jaeger, Whitman, ©2008
  8. The Library of Congress Digital Archives

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The author has over 30 years experience in North American numismatics. He is the author of numerous articles about exonumia, including those about tokens, scrip, and the public who used them. He is a member of the ANA, VNA, ACC, C4, CWTS, TAMS, MD-TAMS, AVA, NSCA, and NumisSociety.
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