History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Rope Makers Die 1 Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Rope Makers Die 1 Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Squire & Merritt Ship Chandlers Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-320.
The obverse text reads “Suqire & Merritt 20C Ship Chandlers and Roper makers 175 South Stt new-York” and the reverse text reads “Importers of Chain Cables Dealers in Anchors Oils Paints Glass & C Nails Spikes naval Stores.” The obverse of the token is filled with text, and the reverse is also filled with circular 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.