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    1863 Philip Bach, Ann Arbor, MI, F-40A-1do, R.7, MS63 NGC. Philip Bach was born in Baden, Germany, on October 20, 1820, and died in Ann Arbor on November 2, 1895. He was the son of farmers who emigrated in 1829, settling at first in Easton, Pennsylvania, and relocating to Ann Arbor circa 1835. Several family trees at Ancestry.com identify him as Johann Phillip Bach, the son of Phillip Jacob Bach and Barbara Deeg. He was married at least twice, and was the father of at least five children.
    Struck over an 1863 Indian cent, the date from the undertype is visible at 8 o'clock on the obverse of this token. Both sides are frosty and lustrous with pleasing light tan surfaces.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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