History, Information, and Value of Philadelphia, PA, 50 Cents Hard Times Token
Value of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 50 Cents Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Corporation of Philadelphia State Armory
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-413.
The obverse of this token does not have any text and the reverse text reads “F.S. 50 Cents.” The obverse of the token has two horses on either side of a shield that has an eagle at the top, and the reverse has text within a small wreath.
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.