Printable Catalog with Mintage Statistics for Items Designed and Minted by Daniel Carr / Moonlight Mint.
Hard Times Tokens by Moonlight Mint & Daniel Carr

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1917-2017 Failure of WW1 100th Anniversary Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Mintage
(so far)

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTWW1_2017_1R 1

39mm, 1-troy-oz
999 Silver

Satin

1 55

$80

HTWW1_2017_1S 2

39mm, 1-troy-oz
999 Silver

Satin

202

$45

HTWW1_2017_2S 2

50mm, 2-troy-oz
999 Silver

Satin

161

$125

 

1) Reeded edge. Mintage figure shown is final.
2) Smooth edge.

Not endorsed or approved by the US Treasury. Not legal tender.


For the related over-strike coinage issue, see here:
“2017” fantasy-date over-strike Peace Dollar
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2013 “Weed Money / 1913-2013 Federal Reserve Centennial” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTW_2013_BS1 1

39mm, Brass

Satin

Sold Out

61

$20

HTW_2013_SS2 2

39mm, Brass

Satin

Sold Out

60

$20

HTW_2013_SS1 1,3

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

48

$75

HTW_2013_SS2 2,3

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

46

$75

 

All have smooth edge.
Obverse die is from 2009, with each token counter-stamped ”1913   2013”.
The counter-stamping was performed by hand while each token was resting
in the opposite die, to avoid deformation.
1) Debt Pyramid reverse from 2008.

2) 2013 Flying monkeys & pigs reverse.
3) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2013 “Debt Limit Evasion” Trillion Dollar Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final

Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTDLE_2013_PP

39mm, Pewter

Proof-like

Sold Out

174

$20

HTDLE_2013_BP

39mm, Brass

Proof-like

Sold Out

88

$20

HTDLE_2013_CP

39mm, Copper

Proof-like

Sold Out

89

$20

HTDLE_2013_SP 1

39mm, 999 Silver

Proof-like

Sold Out

185

$85

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2013 Fiscal Cliff / US National Debt

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final
Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTCLF_2013_BS 1

50x29x2mm, Bronze

Satin

Sold Out

102

$25

HTCLF_2013_SS 2

50x29x2mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

94

$75

 

1) Hand-stamped “BRONZE” in margin below flag. Two have this stamp inverted.
2) Hand-stamped “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER” in margin below flag.
     Six (not released) were struck in error with reverse rotated 180 degrees.

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2011 & 2013 “Debt Pyramid / Flying Pigs & Monkeys” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final
Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTPYR_2011_CS 1

39mm, Pure Copper

Satin

Sold Out

133

$25

HTPYR_2011_SS 1,3

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

107

$85

HTPYR_2013_BS 2

39mm, Brass

Satin

Sold Out

86

$25

HTPYR_2013_CS 2

39mm, Pure Copper

Satin

Sold Out

96

$25

HTPYR_2013_SS 2,3

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

88

$85

 

All have smooth edge.
1) “2011” date above “NOT ONE”.
2) “2013” date above “NOT ONE”.
3) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2012 Euro/Amero sinking, Titanic Disaster 100th Anniversary

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final
Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTTIT_2012_CP1 1

39mm, Copper

Semi Proof-like

Sold Out

86

$20

HTTIT_2012_BP1 1

39mm, Brass

Semi Proof-like

Sold Out

80

$20

HTTIT_2012_SP1 1,3

39mm, 999 Silver

Semi Proof-like

Sold Out

80

$75

HTTIT_2012_PS2 2

50mm, Pewter

Satin

Sold Out

15

$180

HTTIT_2012_SS2 2,4

50mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

50

$180

HTTIT_2012_SP2 2,4

50mm, 999 Silver

Proof-like

Sold Out

50

$190

 

Smooth Edge
1) Port side view of ship. Plain rim.
2) Aft view of ship, with repeating “SOS” Morse code around rim.
3) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.
4) Edge marked “2 TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2012 40th Anniversary “Globalization Panda” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final
Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTPAN_2012_SS 1

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

208

$85

 

1) Smooth edge. Coin-turn orientation. One troy oz. Selective polishing.
    The first seven test strikes have a reeded edge.   Two of those seven were
    given a post-strike bead-blasted matte finish with selective hand polishing.
    One of the seven was struck on a copper blank with color toning and
    “COPPER” and “27 GRAMS” counter-stamping.

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2011 50th Anniversary “Military Industrial Complex” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTMIC_2011_CS 1

39mm, Pure Copper

Satin

Sold Out

168

$25

HTMIC_2011_SS 2

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

120

$85

HTMIC_2011_CN 3

Copper-Nickel Clad

Satin

6

N/A

HTMIC_2011_SC 4

40% Silver Clad

Satin

7

N/A

 

1) Smooth edge. Most have medal-turn orientation.
    37 were struck in error with coin-turn orientation.
2) Smooth edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.
    Most have medal-turn orientation. 19 were struck in error with
    coin-turn orientation.
3) Broad-struck on copper-nickel clad Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar.
     Reeded edge of original coin shows to varying degree.
    All have coin-turn orientation.
4) Broad-struck on 40% silver clad S-mint Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar.
     The first two struck have medal-turn orientation.   The rest have coin-turn.
     Reeded edge of original coin shows to varying degree.

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2010 “Puppet Masters / Weed Money” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTMW_2010_CPL 1

39mm, Pure Copper

Semi-PL

Sold Out

136

$20

HTMW_2010_CDP

39mm, Pure Copper

Dark 2

Sold Out

45

$25

HTMW_2010_SPL 3

39mm, 999 Silver

Semi-PL

Sold Out

58

$65

HTMW_2010_2SS 4

50mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

25

$225

 

All have smooth edge.
1) One struck in error on 33-gram copper blank (the rest are 27-grams).
2) Dark patina & burnishing applied after strike.
3) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.
4) Edge marked “2 TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”, “MOONLIGHT MINT  D.C.”.

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2010 “Puppet Masters / Uncle Scam” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTMS_2010_CPL

39mm, Pure Copper

Semi-PL

Sold Out

197

$20

HTMS_2010_SPL 1

39mm, 999 Silver

Semi-PL

Sold Out

77

$65

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2010 “Debt Pyramid / Uncle Scam” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTPS_2010_CPL

39mm, Pure Copper

Semi-PL

Sold Out

142

$20

HTPS_2010_SPL 1

39mm, 999 Silver

Semi-PL

Sold Out

57

$65

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

2010 “Debt Pyramid / Let it Fall” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTP_2010_CP

39mm, Pure Copper

Proof-like

Sold Out

262

$20

HTP_2010_SP 1

39mm, 999 Silver

Proof-like

Sold Out

140

$65

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

2009-2010 “Prosperity Tree / Weed Money” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTW_2010_CS 1

39mm, Pure Copper

Satin

Sold Out

229

$20

HTW_2010_SS 2

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

125

$65

HTW_2009_PS 3

50mm, Lead-free Pewter

Satin

Sold Out

27

$75

HTW_2009_SS 4

50mm, Silver

Satin

Sold Out

25

$200

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Dated 2010.
2) Dated 2010. Edge marked “ONE TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”
    (except for two strike errors with no edge marking).
3) Dated 2009. 26 struck on 45.5gram blanks. One struck on 31.5gram blank.
4) Dated 2009. Edge marked “TWO TROY OZ . 999 SILVER”.

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2009-2011 Jefferson Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTJ_2011_RE 1

22.5mm, copper-nickel

Satin

Sold Out

164

$15

HTJ_2010_SE 2,4

21.5mm, copper-nickel

Satin

Sold Out

280

$10

HTJ_2010_RE 2,5

22.5mm, copper-nickel

Satin

Sold Out

49

$35

HTJ_2009_CN 3,6

21.5mm, copper-nickel

Satin

Sold Out

183

$12

HTJ_2009_CS 3,7

21.5mm, copper-silver

Satin

Sold Out

54

$25

 

1) Dated 2011, medium relief portrait, reeded edge. The first strike was
    broad-struck with medal-turn orientation. The rest have coin-turn orientation.
2) Dated 2010, medium-relief portrait. Except for the first two smooth-edge
    die-adjustment test strikes (one weakly struck, one broad-struck), all have a die
    crack across face and date. The crack appears wider on reeded-edge examples.
3) Dated 2009, high-relief portrait, smooth edge. All have a die crack across face.
4) Smooth edge. All were over-struck on uncirculated US Denver Mint
    Jefferson Nickels (standard copper-nickel composition), except for 3 tests
    (full or partial broad-strike) on US Mint Jefferson “War” Nickels.
5) Reeded edge. All were over-struck on uncirculated US Mint
    Jefferson Nickels (standard copper-nickel composition), except for one test
    strike on a US Mint Jefferson “War” Nickel (copper-silver composition).
    The last five copper-nickel pieces struck show clashed dies.
6) Over-struck on US Mint  Jefferson Nickels (copper-nickel composition).
    Some have an obverse rim die break at 6:00.
7) Over-struck on US Mint Jefferson “War” Nickels (copper-silver composition).
    All have obverse and reverse die cracks and an obverse rim die break at 6:00.
    The last two struck show clashed dies, the last has massively-split reverse die.

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2008 “Debt Pyramid / Demand Justice” Hard Times Token

Catalog #

Size / Material

Finish

Final Mintage

Price

 

 

 

 

 

HTP_2008_CS 1

39mm, Pure Copper

Satin

Sold Out

536

$21

HTP_2008_SS 2

39mm, 999 Silver

Satin

Sold Out

25

$125

 

All have smooth edge.
1) Edge marked “Don’t Borrow Money” and “Don’t Pay Interest”.
    Some were given a colored patina and others have a circulated (worn) finish.

2) Edge marked “One Troy Oz . 999 Silver” and “No Fiat Money”.
    Edge lettering arrangement varies.