History, Information, and Value of Attleboro, MA, Standing Man & Branches Hard Times Token
Value of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Standing Man and Branches Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – H.M. & E.I. Richards Jewelry Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-150.
The obverse text reads “Lafayette, A Friend to America & Freedom, Died May 20, 1834” and the reverse text reads “HM & EI Richards, Manufacturers of Jewelry Near the Union House Attleboro Mass.” The obverse of the token shows a statue of Lafayette, and the reverse has text surrounded by branches and leaves.
In general, tokens can be very hard to identify. The minting process was very inconsistent, so there were often several varieties of one coin. If you own a Hard Times Medal and are unable to identify which one you might own, please contact one of our experts for assistance. We are rare token experts and have the knowledge and understanding needed to give you a good estimate on what your token is worth.