Batavia, NY, Liberty Not One Cent Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $11,500

Diameter: 27.40 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Copper
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History, Information, and Value of Batavia, NY, Liberty Head Not One Cent Hard Times Token

Value of Batavia, New York, Liberty Head Not One Cent Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – J. Cochran Bell Store

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-211.

The obverse text reads “J. Cochran Bell Founder, Batavia” and the reverse text reads “An Army for Defense Not One Cent For Tribute, 1844.” The obverse of the token shows a Liberty Head design surrounded by text and stars, and the reverse shows a wreath with words inside and outside of it and a date below.

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