Ship & Whigs of NY Hard Times Tokens

Approximate Current Value: $1,000

Diameter: 25.70 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: NA
Metal: Brass
I Own 1834 Political Hard Times Tokens (1834-1840)

History, Information, and Value of Ship & Whigs of N. York Hard Times Token Hard Times Token

Value of Ship and Whigs of N. York Hard Times Token

The Ship and Whigs of N. York Hard Times Token can be found in several different varieties. There are four versions of this token that all vary based on planchet damage and overstrikes. This coin is rather common, accept as a HT-14C. This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-14.

The obverse text reads “For the Constitution Hurra!” and the reverse text reads “Flourish Commerce, Flourish Industry. Whigs of N. York Victorious Les Trots Jours, April 8.9.10, 1834.”

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.