History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, 187 Pearl Street Dry Goods Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, 187 Pearl Street Dry Goods Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Suydam & Boyd Dry Goods and Clothes Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-332.
The obverse text reads “Hy Suydam Wm Boyd Cloths Casimeres Vestings Linens Hosiery & C” and the reverse text reads “Suydam & Boyd New-York Importers & Dealers In Dry Goods 187 Pearl St.” The obverse of the token has several lines of text, and the reverse has text enclosed in a circle, with circular text surrounding.
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