History, Information, and Value of New Haven, CT, Board Plainers with Flourish Hard Times Token
Value of New Haven, Connecticut, Board Plainers with Flourish Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Fobes & Barlow Sashes and Doors Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-102.
The obverse text reads “Fobes & Barlow, Water St., New Haven, Sawing Veneers Plaining Boards, Patent Bedsteads” and the reverse text reads “New England Sash & Blind Manugactory, Sashes Blinds & Doors of Every Description to Order.” The obverse and reverse of the token are both made up of text.
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.