History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Bone Setter Thin Planchet Restrike Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Bone Setter Thin Planchet Restrike Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Dr. J.G. Hewett Bone Setter
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-279.
The obverse text reads “Dr. J.G. Hewett Done Setter 68 Prince St. New-York.” and the reverse text reads “Practice Confined to Dislocations Sprains, Contractions, Rheumatism, White Swellings, Weakness Of the Limbs & C. & C.” The obverse and reverse of this Hard Times Token both have 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.