History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Arm & Hammer Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Arm and Hammer Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Robert B. Ruggles Gold Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-307.
The obverse text reads “Robert B. Ruggles Gold Beater E N.Y. 225 Canal St.t New-York” and the reverse text reads “Gold & Silver Leaf, Gold & Silver Bronze, Dentists Gold And Tin Foil, Wholesale And Retail.” The obverse of the token shows an arm and hammer, and the reverse has text with two small flowers towards the center.
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.