Rare Civil War Drug Dealers Token

NorILdigcollector

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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ModernMiner

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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What a cool token and CW era too. Fantastic find!!! Great job.
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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What a classic, Dealer in Drugs token. Great find.πŸ‘
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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Very Cool!!! Congrats!!!
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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SWEET token!!!
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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What a cool pharmaceutical token. Congratulations!
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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Great find , love those old tokens
 

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I went out for a couple hours before work this morning to the site I found the half dime. The good signals at this site are getting fewer and farther between so I have been expanding my search area a little bit. My next to last signal of the day was the token. It is a 1863 George B Ames token. On the reverse it says "George B Ames Dealer in Drugs, Books, &c Belvidere, IL." It was manufactured by Scovill and is made of brass. This site always has something interesting to offer.
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very cool token, haven't seen that one before, nice save
 

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