New York, NY, Obverse Bust Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $2,300

Diameter: 18.50 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Brass
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History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Obverse Bust Hard Times Token

Value of New York, New York, Obverse Bust Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – Edwin Parmele Bowling Saloon

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-302.

The obverse text reads “Quite Comfortable” and the reverse text reads “Bowling Saloon Kept By Edwin Parmele 340 Pearl St.” The obverse of the token shows a man holding a drink, and the reverse five lines of text.

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