History, Information, and Value of Chelsea, VT, Metal Compass Hard Times Token
Value of Chelsea, Vermont, Metal Compass Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Gustin & Blake Metal Workers Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-433.
The obverse text reads “Gustin & Blake Tin Copper & Sheet Iron Workers Chelsea V.T.” and the reverse text reads “Stoves & Tin-Ware.” The obverse of the token shows five lines of text, and the reverse has a kettle in the center with text and surrounding stars.
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.