History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Statue of George Washington Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Statue of George Washington Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Atwood’s Railroad Hotel
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-221.
The obverse text reads “George Washington Bale & Smith N-Y” and the reverse text reads “Carry Me to Atwood’s Railroad Hotel 243 Bowery And My Face is Good For 3 Cents.” The obverse of the token shows an image of George Washington mounted on his horse, and the reverse hasseven rows of text in a horizontal orientation.
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.