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U.S. Merchant Token

Object Number: 
Z.3108
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Token; metal; depiction of Lady Liberty surrounded by a ring of stars on obverse, a bald eagle with a shield on its chest holding arrows and a branch in its claws on reverse; obverse "E. LYON / 424 BROADWAY NEW-YORK" reverse "MAGNETIC POWER & PILLS / FOR INSECTS & RATS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group