History, Information, and Value of the 1870 C. Austin New York Post-War Tokens
Value of the 1870 C. Austin New York Post-War Tokens
This Token Came From – New York, New York
The obverse text on the token reads “C. Austin, Engraver, Jumbo 30 E. 14 St., New York.” The reverse text on this token reads “Go To C. Austin, Engraver, For Bangles 30 E. 14th St. (Up Stairs) New York.” The obverse depicts a large elephant in the center with text surrounding and the elephant’s name below. The reverse of the token shows several lines of text, which include in small letters the address of the shop.
These types of token can be very hard to identify because of their “home-made” quality and their inconsistency. Our website, as comprehensive as it is, still may not include your token because of the sheer quantity by which these Post-War Tokens were produced. If you think that you may own a Post-War Token, please do not hesitate to contact one of our experts and they would be happy to assist you. We are rare token dealers.