New York, NY, W & B NY Hard Times Tokens
Approximate Current Value: $1,200
History, Information, and Value of New York, New York & New Orleans, Louisiana, W & B NY, Defective B Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York and New Orleans, Louisiana, W and B NY, Defective B Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – J. & L. Brewster Hat Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-235.
The obverse text reads “Brewster. Hat Manufacturers. J&L.” and the reverse text reads “Hats & Caps of Every Description. W & B N.Y. Wholesale and Retail.” The obverse and reverse of the token displays several lines of 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.