Civil War token

Civil War token
Title
Civil War token
Date 
1863
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Object Number 
INV.13855.12a
Marks 
Die struck: Reverse: ``LIBERTY AND NO SLAVERY''
Gallery Label 
Tokens called "Civil War tokens" were struck in some northern cities between 1863 and 1865 to supply small change for public transactions. To circumvent anti-counterfeiting laws, they were either not denominated or bore an evasive valuation, as here (i.e., "medal for one cent").
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Creative: Tronvig Group