Lincoln and Civil War: Rare National Union League token (U 1862-5)
Lincoln and Civil War: Rare National Union League token (U 1862-5)

Lincoln and Civil War: Rare National Union League token (U 1862-5)

Price: $350.00
Token promoting the Union cause in the American Civil War, struck for the National Union League, c. 1863.
Catalog No: 20381
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 32 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU

Token promoting the Union cause in the American Civil War, struck for the National Union League, c. 1863. Copper. DeWitt U 1862-5. Choice specimen with iridescent red surfaces. Tough wartime issue to acquire, especially in such high grade.

DeWitt prefaces the section on Union League tokens: "The Union League Club, a patriotic and political organization formed in Philadelphia in 1862, was a strong backer of Lincoln's Administration and became an active supporter of the Republican Party for decades."

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