History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Deveau Liberty Head & Boot Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Deveau Liberty Head and Boot Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – P.B. & S. Deveau Boots and Shoes Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-250.
The obverse text reads “PB&S Deveau’s 156 Chatham Square. N. York” and the reverse text reads “Wholesale & Retail Boot & Shoe Store, 156 Chatham Square N.Y. 1837.” The obverse of the token shows the bust of Liberty looking to the left, and the reverse has a boot in the center surrounded by 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.