History, Information, and Value of Brooklyn, NY, Anvil & Lock Hard Times Token
Value of Brooklyn, New York, Anvil and Lock Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Patterson Brothers Hardware Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-212.
The obverse text reads “Patterson Brothers Buffalo” and the reverse text reads “Wholesale in Hardware Dealers.” The obverse of the token has an anvil surrounded by text, and the reverse shows a heart shaped padlock that is closed.
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.