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    Undated J.A. Garman Civil War Sutler Token
    50 Cents, Uncertified

    Undated Civil War Sutler Token 50 Cents AU50 Uncertified. Schenkman-150B, R.7. Brass. 18 mm. This is a nicely preserved Civil War token, issued by sutler (traveling army vendor) J.A. Garman, who was licensed to provide goods, including basic personal necessities, to the soldiers of the 54th Pennsylvania Volunteers. The denomination "50" is incused in the center of the obverse. The reverse shows an eagle perched on a branch with arrows, and stars surrounding. This uncertified token shows a great deal of original mint luster, and grades at approximately AU50. A similar XF example sold for $322 in a February 2008 Heritage sale.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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