Up for sale is a store card token from Gustavus Lindenmueller, proprietor of a saloon or German beer hall (the Odeon), New York, issued during the middle of the Civil War during a coin shortage, 1863. Description : The token is made from copper and measures about 25mm in diameter, about the size of a quarter. It corresponds with Fuld dies 630AQ-4a (R2 rarity). It has been graded at MS63 BN and encapsulated by NGC.According to NGC's Coin Census, there are only 2 graded finer, with 2 tied at this grade. Condition : Nice example with about 20% red on the obverse.
Interesting roughness on the reverse due to apparent rusted dies. A small spot above the date on the reverse keeps this from an MS64 or higher, but a choice specimen nonetheless. Please examine the photographs for further details and qualities. The item "Civil War Token Gustavus Lindenmueller, Beer Mug, 630AQ-4a, MS63 NGC NY" is in sale since Saturday, September 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Tokens\ Civil War".The seller is "moss_mine_treasures" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.