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The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens

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SKU: 1440203
MODEL: 0794846467
AUTHOR/EDITOR: Q. David Bowers
ISBN 13: 9780794846466
ISBN 10: 0794846467
EAN: 9780794846466
BARCODE: 9780794846466
Regular Price: $39.95
Sale Price: $29.99

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Q. David Bowers’s best-selling and award-winning Guide Book of Civil War Tokens includes recent research findings, more illustrations, and updated pricing in multiple grades. Included are chapters on sutler tokens and encased postage stamps. Civil War tokens are tangible reminders of American history. These small, cent-sized tokens served as emergency “money” during the small-change shortage of 1862 to 1865. Today they are highly collectible, and A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens elevates the collecting and study of these once-shunned imitation cents to a new level of scholarship and accessibility. Novice and experienced collectors alike, as well as history buffs and everyone interested in the Civil War, will find this volume a fascinating and indispensable reference. Inside, you’ll find a wealth of information not in print in any other single source. 16th entry in Whitman’s bestselling Bowers Series of numismatic reference books. 

Binding: Paperback
Edition: 3rd
Publication Date: December 2018
Size: 6x9
Pages: 500

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