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Index of Mossin & Marr’s Patriotic Civil War Tokens

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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 (more…)

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Index of Mossin & Marr’s Civil War Storecards

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Below is a comprehensive index of Mossin & Marr’s Store Card emissions and dies. In addition to being used as storecards, many of the reverse dies were also utilized as “stock” for many of Mossin & Marr’s Civil War Patriotics.  (more…)

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Johann “John” Marr – Civil War Token Engraver

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Born in Germany on September 9th 1832, Johan “John’ Marr entered the engraving business at a very young age.  Young, destitute, and barely a teenager, Marr found himself forced to live with a jeweler and engraver. In exchange for room and board, Marr was hired to care for the jeweler’s property. Over time, the jeweler […]

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Civil War Token Engravers Mossin & Marr

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During the midst of the Civil War, engravers and die-smiths Mossin and Marr of Milwaukee Wisconsin were responsible for producing many of Wisconsin’s Civil War Tokens. Representative of their talent and beautiful work (more…)

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The W.W. Wilbur Auctioneer Tokens, Charleston SC

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William W. Wilbur is infamous for having been an auctioneer who owned and operated a mercantile during the pre-Civil War […]

Our Nation’s First Interstate & Its Toll Tokens

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Our nation’s first interstate, the National Road, traversed through Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Maryland. It was the United States’ first fully […]

Attributing the N.C. Folger Tokens of New Orleans

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Of the many token varieties listed in Wright, Miller, and Rulau, few are as difficult to attribute than the merchant […]

The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century

The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century by Dalton & Hamer

Dalton & Hamer’s Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Published 1910. An illustrative guide that covers Conder tokens throughout the […]

The Fenian Brotherhood Token of 1866

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Shortly before the American Civil War, an Irish nationalist militia was formed in the United States. Founded by Irish immigrants […]