History, Information, and Value of New Orleans, LA, Flower Under Date Hard Times Token
Value of New Orleans, Louisiana, Flower Under Date Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Nathan C. Folger Clothing and Toy Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-117.
The obverse text reads “Nathan. C. Folger, New-Orleans, Dealer In Ready Made Clothing, Hats, Boots, Shoes & C, No.33 Old Levee, Corner of Bienvill St.” and the reverse text reads “Boys and Children’s Clothing, Stocks Handkerchiff, Gloves, Umbrellas, Carpet, Bags, Trunks & C, 1837, B&S N.Y.” The obverse of the token is all text in a circular pattern, and the reverse is all text in a horizontal pettern with a small flower at the top and bottom.
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