History, Information, and Value of New Orleans, LA, Eagle on Obverse Hard Times Token
Value of New Orleans, Louisiana, Eagle on Obverse Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Gasquet, Parish & Co. Dry Goods Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-118.
The obverse text reads “Gasquet Parish & Co., New Orleans, 47 Chartres Street” and the reverse text reads “E Pluribus Unum.” The obverse of the token has a lot of text with a small line running under the center text, and the reverse shows a crested eagle looking left with a banner above its head.
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.