Charleston, SC, Soda Water Fountain Hard Times

Approximate Current Value: $6,600

Diameter: 19.00 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Silver
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History, Information, and Value of Charleston, SC, Soda Water Fountain Hard Times Token

Value of Charleston, South Carolina, Soda Water Fountain Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – R.L. Baker Soda Water Store

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-430.

The obverse text reads “Soda Water 1837” and the reverse text reads “R.L. Baker Charleston, S.C. Good For 1 Glass.” The obverse of the token shows a fountain with something coming out of the top, and the reverse is made up of text and numbers.

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