U.S. Merchant token
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
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."
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