History, Information, and Value of Waterbury, CT, with Obverse Eagle Hard Times Token
Value of Waterbury, Connecticut, with Obverse Eagle Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Benedict & Burnham Metal Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-104.
The obverse text reads “Benedict & Burnham, Waterbury Conn, 1837, E Pluribus Unum” and the reverse text reads “Manufacturers of Every Description of Gilt Buttons. Sheet & Platers Brass & C.” The obverse of the token shows a bald eagle in the center looking left, and the reverse is just 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.