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


JUNE 1864 GREAT CENTRAL FAIR – PHILADELPHIA, (PHILA.) C.W. TOKEN -HI END

JUNE 1864GREAT CENTRAL (SANITARY) FAIRPHILADELPHIA (PENNSYLVANIA)…………………………………………”NICE, UNCIRCULATED TOKEN WITH LOTS OF ORIGINAL LUSTER STILL PEAKING THROUGH. 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 SICE 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. TOKEN LOOKS EVEN BETTER THAN MY PHOTOS DEPICT AND ORIGINAL RED IS MORE EVIDENT. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL THE PHOTOS.