History, Information, and Value of Philadelphia, PA, Dickson, White, & Company Hard Times Token
Value of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dickson, White, and Company Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Dickson, White & Co. Jewelers and Importers Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-488.
The obverse text reads “Dickson White & Co Philadelphia 129 Market Street” and the reverse text reads “Importers of Watches Jewelry Plated Ware Fancy Goods & C. John Dickson.” The obverse of the token shows text in a circular fashion surrounding a watch, and the reverse has 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.