Ligonier, Indiana

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Ligonier, Indiana

These Civil War Store Cards from Ligonier, Indiana are ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear.  Lanphear was the second most prolific issuer of Civil War tokens in Cincinnati. His work is remarkable for the variety of motifs used as reverse dies on store cards.

Valuations are based on raw copper tokens. For more detailed pricing, see:
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Obverse Die – IN 550A

Missing

Text on token:
  • O. Arnold / Druggist / And / Grocer / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1316
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R3
Obverse Die – IN 550B

Ligonier, Indiana

Text on token:
  • Barney Bro. / General / Dry Goods / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1091
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5
Die Reverse: (New) F-1222
 2 a  R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1224
 3 a  R5 3 b R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1225
 4 a  R7 4 b R9
Obverse Die – IN 550C

Ligonier, Indiana

Text on token:
  • J.C. Best / Hardware / Stoves / Tinware / &C. / Ligonier, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1299
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1326
 2 a  R5 2 b R8
Obverse Die – IN 550D

Ligonier, Indiana

Text on token:
  • J. Decker / Groceries / And / Provisions / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1084
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4  1  b  R4
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
 2 a  R7
Die Reverse: (New) F-1223
 2 a  R7
Obverse Die – IN 550E

IN550E

Text on token:
  • S. Mier & Co. / Dry Goods / Clothing & / Produce / Dealers, / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1083
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4
Die Reverse: (New) F-1089
 2 a  R5 2 b R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1091
 2 a  R5 2 b R9
Obverse Die – IN 550F

IN550F

Text on token:
  • Geo. C. Nill / Drugs / Groceries / Stationary &C / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1169
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1310
 2 a  R5 2 b R8
Obverse Die – IN 550G

IN550G
(IN 550G-1)

Text on token:
  • (IN 550G-1 & 2) J. Pearce, / Drugs, / Groceries / & Notions, / Ligonier / Ind.
  • (IN 550G-3) J. Pearce, / Drugs, / Groceries / & Notions, / Ligonier / Mich   (This is an error.)
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $250-$375
Die Reverse: (New) F-1169
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5  1  b  R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1310
 2 a  R5
Die Reverse: (New) F-1310
 3 a  R6  3  b  R8
Obverse Die – IN 550H

IN550H

Text on token:
  • K. Reeve / Groceries, / Crockery, / Glassware / & C / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4 1  b  R5
Obverse Die – IN 550I

IN550I

Text on token:
  • Straus Brothers / General / Dry Goods / Clothing & / Produce / Dealers / Ligonier, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $125-$175
Die Reverse: (New) F-1084
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4  1  b  R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
 2 a  R4
Die Reverse: (New) F-1171
 3 a  R5 3 b R9
Obverse Die – IN 550J

IN550J

Text on token:
  • C.G. Vail / Dry Goods / Groceries / &C/ Ligonier, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R7
Obverse Die – IN 550K

IN550K

Text on token:
  • J.C. Zimmerman / Dry Goods / Clothing & C. / Ligonier, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1224
 2 a  R5 2 b R5

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