History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Liberty Head Thick Planchet Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Liberty Head Thick 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-335.
The obverse text reads “Liberty 1837” and the reverse text reads “Ezra B. Sweet No. 200 Canal Street, New-York. Stove & Kitchen Furniture Warehouse, Tin, Copper, And Zinc Roofing.” The obverse of the token has a portrait of the Liberty Bust, and the reverse has several lines of 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.