Providence, RI, with Eagle Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $35

Diameter: 28.50 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Copper
I Own 1834 Rhode Island Hard Times Tokens

History, Information, and Value of Providence, RI, with Eagle Hard Times Token

Value of Providence, Rhode Island, with Eagle Hard Times Token

This Token Came From – W.A. Handy Merchant Tailor and Clothier Store

This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-427.

The obverse text reads “W.A. Handy Merchant Tailor Wholesale & Retail” and the reverse text reads “Washington Row Providence R.I. 1834 E Pluribus Unum.” The obverse of the token has two lines of text in the center with two piece of ornamentation, and the reverse shows an eagle surrounded by text.

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