New York, NY, Tontine Building Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $20

Diameter: 28.80 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Copper
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History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Tontine Building Hard Times Token

Value of New York, New York, Tontine Building Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – Merchants’ Exchange Offices

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-294.

The obverse text reads “Merchants Exchange” and the reverse text reads “New York Joint Stock Exchange Company No. 6 Tontine Building Wall Stt.” The obverse of the token shows the Merchants Exchange, and the reverse has five rows of text surrounded by a circle and more text.

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