History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Dash Under Cent Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Dash Under Cent Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Merchants’ Exchange Offices
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-293.
The obverse text reads “Merchant Exchange Wall Street. N. York, Built 1827 Burnt 1835” and the reverse text reads “Millions For Defence Not One Cent For Tribute.” The obverse of the token shows a building which it identifies as the Merchant Exchange, and the reverse has text surrounding, and within, a wreath.
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