Attleboro, MA, Schenck Reverse Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $30

Diameter: 28.50 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Copper
I Own 1834 Massachusetts Hard Times Tokens

History, Information, and Value of Attleboro, MA, Woodworth's Patent Obverse, Schenck Reverse Die Hard Times Token

Value of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Woodworth’s Patent Obverse, Schenck Reverse Die Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – S.B. Schenck Planing Machine Manufacturer

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-158.

The obverse text reads “Woodworth’s Patent Made by S.B. Schenck, Attleboro, Mass. Planing Machine” and the reverse text reads “This Machine Is Capable of Planing Tonging, & Grooving, or Jointing, or Rabbiting, 18 Feet of Boards or Plank in a Minute, 1834.” The obverse of the token shows Woodworth’s Planing Machine, and the reverse has horizontal text in the center surrounded by circular text.

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