History, Information, and Value of Belleville, NJ, Agriculture & Commerce with Ship Hard Times Token
Value of Belleville, New Jersey, Agriculture and Commerce with Ship Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – John Gibbs Tokens and Medals Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-202.
The obverse text reads “J Gibbs Manufacturer of Medals and Tokens &c NJ Belleville” and the reverse text reads “Agriculture and Commerce.” The obverse of the token simply has text, and the reverse shows an illustration of a ship at sea.
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