History, Information, and Value of Boston, MA, Three Flowers, Two Stars Hard Times Token
Value of Boston, Massachusetts, Three Flowers, Two Stars Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Farnsworth, Phipps & Co. Dry Goods Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-162.
The obverse text reads “Farnsworth Phipps & Co, Boston. No. 85 Kilby Street” and the reverse text reads “Dealers in British French India and American Dry Goods, W & B, N.Y.” The obverse of the token has text with three flowers and two stars and the reverse has text with a boarder of beads.
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