History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Liberty Head with Three Reverse Stars Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Liberty Head with Three Reverse Stars Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – J.H. Dayton Steam Washing Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-249.
The obverse text reads “E Pluribus Unum 1837” and the reverse text reads “J.H. Daytons, Union Steam Washing Est. 17th St. Near 5th Avenue Washing Done For Ships St. Boats Hotels & Private Families N.Y.” The obverse of the token shows the bust of Liberty, and the reverse is filled with text leaving almost no empty space.
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