History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Rope Makers Die 1 with Thick Planchet Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Rope Makers Die 1 with Thick Planchet Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Squire & Merritt Ship Chandlers Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-319.
The obverse text reads “Squire & Merritt Ship Chandlers and Rope Makers 175 South Stt New-York” and the reverse text reads “Importers of Chain Cables Nails Spikes Naval Stores Dealers in Anchors Oils Paints Glass & C.” The obverse and reverse of this token are both filled with circular orientation text?.
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