History, Information, and Value of Troy, NY, Blacksmith with Eagle Hard Times Token
Value of Troy, New York, Blacksmith with Eagle Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – N. Starbuck & Son Manufacturers
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-370.
The obverse text is indistinguishable and the reverse text reads “Machine Shop Turning & Boring Screws For Paper Oil & Cider Mills, &C.” The obverse of the token shows an eagle with spread wings, and the reverse has a screw and bolt in the center with text surrounding.
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.