New York, NY Liberty Small Planchet Hard Times

Approximate Current Value: $125

Diameter: 27.50 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Copper
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History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Liberty Head Small Planchet Hard Times Token

Value of New York, New York, Liberty Head Small Planchet Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – Ezra B. Sweet Kitchen Goods and Roofing Store

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-334.

The obverse text reads “1837 Liberty” and the reverse text reads “New-York. Ezra B Sweet No. 200 Canal Street. Stove & Kitchen Furniture Warehouse, Tin, Copper, and Zinc Roofing.” The obverse of the token has a bust of Liberty facing towards the left, and the reverse has several lines of descriptive text.

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