JUNE 1864 – GREAT CENTRAL FAIR – PHILADELPHIA, (PA) -C.W. TOKEN – GREAT DETAIL


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*********JUNE 1864GREAT CENTRAL (SANITARY) FAIRPHILADELPHIA (PENNSYLVANIA)…………………………………………”NICE, HIGH END COPPER TOKEN. THESE WERE SOLD TO “RAISE FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION” WHICH WAS A PRIVATE AGENCY THAT “PROMOTED BETTER HYGIENE IN UNION CAMPS AND IMPROVED CARE FOR THE SICK AND WOUNDED THROUGHOUT THE CIVIL WAR”.THIS FINE TOKEN IS STRUCK IN COPPER AMD MEASURES APPROX. 17.85 MM WITH A REEDED EDGE.  WEIGHS 2.8 GRAMS.  BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL THE PHOTOS.PLEASE NOTE : OUR PRICES ARE FIRM. THEY ARE THE LOWEST WE CAN SELL IT FOR. WE DO NOT ACCEPT OFFERS.IF YOU OFFER..YOU WILL BE BLOCKED