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    17-Piece Lot of Political Tokens, 1840-1904. A nice lot of 17 political tokens from 1840 to 1904, including presidents, generals, and other politicians. A quick glance reveals: 1840 Martin Van Buren / Weighed in the Balance and Found Wanting, Rulau-HT-A800, R.3, brass, 23 mm, holed Fine; 1852 Franklin Pierce for President, FP-1852-5; Lieut. Gen. Winfield Scott, died 1866; 1872 Horace Greeley for President; 1864 W.T. Sherman; 1864 McClellan for President, dies by George H. Lovett; a 1492-1892 Columbus piece; a nice 1864 Lincoln U.S. President token; and many others. An interesting and historic lot.

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
    Dave Noble,
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