U.S. Merchant token

U.S. Merchant token
Title
U.S. Merchant token
Date 
ca. 1860
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Description 
Token; metal; depiction on obverse of bald eagle with seal on it chest, arrows and a branch in its claws; garlands on reverse; obverse "ROOT. & CO. / N.Y. / DAGUERRIAN GALLERY. 363. BROADWAY" reverse " FIRST / PREMIUM / AWARDED TO / ROOT. & CO. FOR BEST / DAGUERREOTYPES."
Object Number 
INV.13778.8g
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Creative: Tronvig Group