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2 edition of Hard times tokens found in the catalog.

Hard times tokens

Lyman Haynes Low

Hard times tokens

by Lyman Haynes Low

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Published by Charles V. Kappen, Globe Printing in San Jose, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lyman Haynes Low. Supplement to Hard times tokens / by Lyman Haynes Low. "Easy finding" list / by William Forrester Dunham. Edgar H. Adams" photographic plates.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/8861 (C)
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2804298M
LC Control Number83235938

  Hard Times Tokens by Russell Rulau. This is an in-copyright publication. Snippet results will appear in the Newman Portal search results. The fact that most types of Hard Times Token can be found today in grades from Fine down to Good indicates that they actually circulated in trade. The standard reference manual for this series is Hard Times Tokens by Russell Rulau. His work is based on a book from the by Lyman H. Low. Rulau includes the Low numbers in his catalog.

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Session Four: Hard Times Tokens, Important Tokens, Medals, and Americana. "Hard Times tokens, pieces relating to political sentiments or bearing the advertisement of merchants circa tohave been collectors' favorites for well over a century.

To me, collecting hard times tokens represents the ultimate collecting challenge. The series is so broad, varied, and with so many rare pieces, it's almost impossible to ever build a "complete" collection.

I'm not a purist who only collects the original tokens in Lyman Low's second listing. Hard Times tokens are privately issued mostly copper large cent sized tokens that were produced from to To me this was a fascinating period of US history because: If you would like to collect this series, here are a few suggestions.

The Alan S. Fisher Hard Times Token Collection is one of the largest, and most comprehensive collections ever assembled, featuring a large number of both Low and pseudo-Low varieties.

This site also contains a large amount of reference material about Hard Times Tokens. hard times tokens - ht illustrious predecessor (rarity r1 copper mm).

Collectible Hard Times Tokens. Hard Times tokens were minted privately, mostly out of copper, from toeven though the actual economic depression for which these tokens are named didn’t take place untilwhen banks began suspending "specie" payments, or the exchange of gold and silver coins for paper money.

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Sign in | Join | Help Collectors Corner SM: The Collectibles Marketplace. " $Privately minted “Hard Times” tokens are tangible reminders of a turbulent period in America. Their political and commercial motifs are diverse, reflecting the economic and social scene of the pre–Civil War era of Andrew Jackson (the s and s).

Numismatists find them fascinating to collect and study. Hard Times Tokens Hard Times tokens were privately minted tokens. Made mostly out of copper from to as late as It should be noted that the actual financial crisis that occurred during this “Hard Times”, did not take place until Since the first edition of Hard Times Tokens was published inhis books on tokens and medals have won three gold, three silver and two bronze Cataloging Medals of the Token and Medal Society (TAMS), as well as four top book awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild.

The standard reference manual for this series is Hard Times Tokens by Russell Rulau. His work is based on a book from the by Lyman H. Low. Rulau includes the Low numbers in his catalog. He estimates retail price. He has added many new items over the years with each new addition. Privately minted “Hard Times” tokens are tangible reminders of a turbulent period in America.

Their political and commercial motifs are diverse, reflecting the economic and social scene of the pre–Civil War era of Andrew Jackson (the s and s). Numismatists find them fascinating to collect and study.

Although there are major rarities in the series, most of the issues are very Brand: Whitman Publishing. The Guide Book of Hard Times Tokens also includes biographies of die engravers, histories of issuing firms, narratives about the political personalities involved, a catalog of fantasy pieces, a history of the market and collector interest going back to the mids, extensive notes, a bibliography, charts cross-referenced to the older Low and Rulau cataloging systems, and an index.

The hard times began as bank after bank and business after business shut their doors forever. The tokens of this period are divided into three main groups. The first consists of political propaganda for and against Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren, the next of. Hard Times Tokens were both efforts to bridge the coinage gap brought on by Jackson's Hard Money (Silver and Gold) policies which deeply neglected the needs of the economy for smaller denomination coinage and as business calling cards and political propaganda.

It is against this background that the Scovill & Co. hard times tokens can best be understood. In addition to running the largest brass-button manufactory in Connecticut, both Scovill brothers were Whigs.

Janies was the more active politically running for state senator three times.Buy Hard Times Tokens: A Complete Revision and Enlargement of Lyman H. Low's Classic Reference by Russell Rulau, Lyman Haynes Low online at Alibris.

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