History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Hat & Beaver Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Hat and Beaver Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – W. Field Hats, Caps, and Furs Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-269.
The obverse text reads “W. Field 148 Chatham Corner of Mulberry St. New-York” and the reverse text reads “Manufacturer of Hats Caps & Fancy Furs.” The obverse of the token has a top hat surrounded by text, and the reverse shows an illustration of a Beaver.
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.