Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's
Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's
Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's
Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's
Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's
Civil War Collection (Deluxe) - 1860's

Civil War Collection (Deluxe)

1860's

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Includes info cards and Certificate of Authenticity.

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Origin: This is our most comprehensive Civil War themed collection to date, featuring a Union Civil War token, a U.S. government issue 2 cent piece, and a Confederate war bond. 

Civil War tokens were unofficial, privately minted coins that were distributed within the US between 1861 and 1864. The panic of the Civil War had caused many Americans to begin hoarding coins, making it very difficult for businesses to operate. As a result, these businesses began producing a vast number of unofficial tokensover 25,000,000 of them in total! The tokens included in these collections are known as patriotic tokens, which circulated primarily in the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States.

The mintage of two cent pieces began in 1864, as the federal government's response to the rampant coin shortages described above. They were authorized by the Coinage Act of 1864, which effectively banned the previous unofficial Civil War tokens as well. Two cent coins proved popular at first, but slowly fell out of fashion in favor of larger denomination coins.

Finally, the collection is finished off with a war bond issued by the Confederate States of America. Most of these bonds date back to the latter years of the war, when runaway inflation had weakened the Confederate economy. The government issued these bonds to raise money for the war effort, as well as to help stabilize the Confederate dollar by removing excess paper bills from circulation. Many of the bonds had coupons that were payable as late as 1894—however, the Fourteenth Amendment made the honoring of Confederate debt illegal as of 1868.

Each of these extraordinary pieces of history comes with a Certificate of Authenticity, and are guaranteed authentic.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Sheet of Confederate bonds
Sheet of Confederate bonds

Confederate bonds were often issued in sheets like this, with smaller notes able to be cut from the bottom and redeemed individually (via Wikimedia) 

Your order will include:

  • One Civil War token, one 2 Cent Piece, and one Confederate war bond (random denomination)
  • Acrylic display
  • Detail card with relevant information about the relic
  • Cloth pouch to prevent scratches
  • Certificate of Authenticity

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History Hoard relics are guaranteed authentic and have a 100% money back policy. Read more about the History Hoard Promise. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Your Certificate of Authenticity is more than just a piece of paper—it's a promise to you.

When you buy from History Hoard, you can rest assured that each of your new relics has been thoroughly inspected under the careful eyes of an antiquities specialist. Only items that are 100% certain to be authentic get sent to our customers.

Plus, we take great care to source our relics from only vetted antiquities experts, who are also committed to providing genuine and ethically sourced relics.

Check out this video to see the most basic things we look for when authenticating coins:

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Actually, many relics are able to be owned by anyone.

Typically, museums only want to display items that are either very rare or incredibly well preserved. This leaves many items that don't make the cut, and these are able to be owned by individuals.

While the items we sell aren't "museum grade," they still carry with them the same amount of history and uniqueness. Each relic was still hand made by a person, hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

One of our core values is not to damage or alter any of the artifacts we sell.

History needs to be preserved—after all, there is a limited amount of it that survives—but it is also something to be shared with the masses. For this reason, we put our relics in sturdy display cases that are safe to handle, but are mindful that someday the relic may need to be taken out again.

No glue or resin holds the items in place. Instead, we're developed our own method for holding the relics securely in their displays using pressure alone. In fact, any of our relics can be removed in their original condition by simply opening the display case.

You can find our complete FAQ section here.