History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Bust of George Washington Thick Planchet Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Bust of George Washington Thick Planchets Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Wright & Bale Token Manufacturers
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-341.
There is no obverse text and the reverse text reads “Wright & Bale Engravers & Die Cutters 68 Nassau Street Plates & Rolls For Embossing Dies & Seals Of Every Description New-York.” The obverse of the token shows George Washington’s bust surrounded by leaves and wreaths, and the reverse is filled from top to bottom with text.
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