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Hard Times tokens

Russell Rulau

Hard Times tokens

a complete revision and enlargement of Lyman H. Low"s 1899 classic reference

by Russell Rulau

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Published by Krause Publications in [Iola, Wis.] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Tokens -- United States -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Russell Rulau ; special consultants, R.B. White ... [et al.]
      ContributionsLow, Lyman Haynes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCJ4903 .R84 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3862341M
      ISBN 100873410572
      LC Control Number81183353

      Soon after President Andrew Jackson refused to renew the charter of the Bank of the United States in , money was in short supply. In protest, citizens minted one-cent coins known as “Hard Times Tokens.” Issued from to , the tokens often depicted barbs against Jackson and his followers. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Behring Center. Bowers wrote a book in , published by Whitman and titled The Encyclopedia of Hard Times Tokens — Political Tokens and Store Cards – A History and Price Guide to Types and.


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"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.

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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.

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These specialized coin books explore the primary United States tokens, including the Colonial, Merchant, Hard Times, Transportation, Trade, Civil War, and Gay Nineties Tokens. Enjoy these fascinating satirical tokens and storecards from the Andrew Jackson / Marten Van Buren political era ().

For an extensive discussion of the politics, which involved the democrat Jackson's attempt to abolish the second bank of the United States, see Russel Rulau "Standard Catalog of Hard Times Tokens",Krause Publications.

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.

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Find Hard Times Tokens () by Russell Rulau; Lyman. Hard Times () - Thomas Gradgrind is an educator who believes only in the demonstrable fact. He raises his children, Louisa and Thomas, in a grim materialistic atmosphere that adversely affects their entire lives.

“Hard Times” is an indictment of the values of 19th century industrial Size: KB. Hard Times Tokens by Low, Lyman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Hard Times Tokens by Low, Lyman - AbeBooks Passion for books.

CIVIL WAR, HARD TIMES AND OTHER EARLY TOKEN BOOKS CIVIL WAR TOKENS & TRADESMEN'S STORE CARDS, HETRICH & GUTTAG U.S. CIVIL WAR STORE CARDS, 2ND EDITION, GEORGE & MELVIN FULD A Guide to Civil War Store Card Tokens, George and Melvin Fuld Patriotic Civil War Tokens, George and Melvin Fuld.

An explanation of just what Hard Times tokens are for new and potential collectors. A Guide Book of Hard Times Tokens - ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "A complete revision and enlargement of Lyman H. Low's classic reference.".

Hard Times TokensThird Edition by Russell Rulau. This is an in-copyright publication. Snippet results will appear in the Newman Portal search. Us Hard Times Token Low 51 Andrew Jackson I Take The Responsibility Vf (,) 2 photo S.

Schenk Planning Machine Attleboro Mass. Hard Times Token Ht - Civil War Patriotic Tokens. Filters. Year/Mint Coin Denom Desig Total; Total Total MS Total Total MS Shop. Shop. TOKEN: MS: 1, Shop Now. Total Total MSBN Total Total MSBN Shop. Shop. TOKEN: MSBN: CIVIL WAR F-1/ a WASHINGTON CIVIL WAR TOKEN F-1/ a WASHINGTON MSBN CIVIL WAR F-1/ a WASHINGTON CIVIL WAR TOKEN F.

Hard Times Tokens, or Jackson Cents, mark a period of peculiar interest in the numismatic history of the United States. The constitute a distinct group of political pieces and, along with the advertising pieces, or shop cards, they were used for a time as necessity money. Lyman H.

Low published the first comprehensive listing of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A complete catalog of the coin substitutes and satirical scrip of the Jacksonian Period, ". Sometimes called merchant tokens, sometimes called “good fors,” trade tokens in the United States go back to the late 18th century, when event tokens were produced for circus acts and other performances (it is thought that George Washington used a copper token to see Bill Ricketts perform tricks on horses).

Auction lot counts and record prices for coin varieties of Hard Times Tokens (). Hard Times tokens rarity scale R1 - common R2 - less common R3 - Scarce R4 - estimated specimens survive R5 - estimated specimens survive R6 - estimated specimens survive R7 - estimated specimens survive R8 - estimated 2 or 3 specimens survive R9 - Unique (only one known) Speedy.

Your Hard Times token, know as “Jackass running” is one of the first instances of the symbol of the “Democratic party” of Andrew issuer is critical of the policy of eliminating the Bank of the United States (I FOLLOW THE ILLUSTRIOUS STEPS OF MY PREDECESSOR).The obverse legend says: EXECUTIVE EXPERIMENT, and above FISCAL AGENT referring to the .U.S.

Merchant Tokens, A Catalog of the Unofficial Coinage of America from the end of the Hard Times era to the eve of the Civil War Author: Russell Rulau.