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U.S. Merchant token

Object Number: 
INV.13718.29
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Token; metal; depiction of a bald eagle, with a shield on its chest and arrows and garland in its claws, on obverse, and a ring of garland on reverse; obverse "ROOT & CO. / N.Y. / DACUERRIAN GALLERY. 363. BROADWAY." reverse "FIRST / PREMIUM / AWARDED TO / ROOT. & CO. / DACUERREOTYPES"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group