Moore and Sweet Fort Quitman Token (124178)

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Moore and Sweet Fort Quitman Token  (124178)
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Obv.: Moore and Sweet / 1871; Rev.: Fort Quitman / 50 / Cents / In Mdse. Br. rd., 31 mm.
Fort Quitman was on the border of Texas and Mexico, just south of the tiny mining town of Sierra Blanca in northwest Texas. There are five known denominations , all very rare. In the Bowers shell card book as B-TX-252. Fort operated 1858-1861, was abandoned then reopened 1868 to 1877. Only adobe ruins remain today.

Date: 1871
Country (if not USA):
State: Texas
City: Fort Quitman