I’ve enjoyed collecting Hard Times Tokens for many years now. These are some of the more notable ones in my collection.
Martin van Buren
If you’re head of state, you’ll be on coins– even if you last about as long as “The Chevy Chase Show.”
Henry Clay may have failed to win the Presidency on five different occasions, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t on a lot of tokens.
“Am I Not a Woman & A Sister”: A Hard Times Token That Foreshadowed Even Harder Times Ahead. (UPDATED)
A look at one of the most famous, and consequential, Hard Times Tokens.