History, Information, and Value of Philadelphia, PA, Cherub with Bow & Arrow Hard Times Token
Value of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cherub with Bow and Arrow Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Snyder & Shankland Drapers and Tailors Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-A417.
The obverse text reads “Snyder & Shankland Drapers & Tailors 102 South Fifth Street Corner of Powell St. Philada.” and the reverse text reads “Constantly On Hand An Assortment of Fashionable Cloth Cassimeres Vestings & C. Which Will Be Made To Order On Reasonable Terms.” The obverse of the token shows a cherub holding a bow and arrow, and the reverse has several lines of text.
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