Illinois--Du Quoin. Undated (1861-1865) J. Hayes & Bro. Fuld-215A-4a. Rarity-8. Copper. Plain Edge. 19 mm. Choice Mint State. Splashes of olive-gay patina leave plenty of vivid pinkish-rose color on both sides of this sharply struck example. Satiny in finish, faint traces of semi-reflectivity are evident as the surfaces dip into a light. This type, originally attributed to Ohio as Fuld-165BP, was produced by Lanphear shop in Cincinnati for the J. Hayes and Bro. saloon in Du Quoin, Illinois. Single merchant town, and also significant as one of Lanphears few clients in Illinois. Ex Presidential Coin & Antique Co., Inc.s Landmark Sale, March 1976, lot 396; Steve Hayden, May 16, 2007. Cardboard 2x2 and collector envelope with attribution and provenance notes included.