1863 DIX "Shoot him on the spot" token


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Country United States
Issue Year / Date 1863
Name 1863 DIX "Shoot him on the spot" token
Token Type Military & Civil War
Composition Copper
Obverse Legend: THE FLAG OF OUR UNION & the Flag
Reverse Legend: IF ANYBODY ATTEMPTS TO TEAR IT DOWN SHOOT HIM ON THE SPOT; in the center DIX
Series Name Civil War
Description This Patriotic Civil War Token is commonly referred to as the “Dix” token. Dix Tokens are named after John Adams Dix, a prominent politician and a former U.S. Senator, who was appointed the Secretary of the Treasury in 1861.