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US Merchant Token: admit to Wood's Minstrels. 1857

US Merchant Token: admit to Wood's Minstrels. 1857
Title
US Merchant Token: admit to Wood's Minstrels. 1857
Date 
1857
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description 
Token; silver; depiction of the five story Wood's Minstrel building; obverse "ADMIT TO WOOD'S MINSTRELS / ERECTED / 1857 / 561 & 563 BD WAY N.Y" reverse "WARRANTED PURE SILVER / WOOD'S / MINSTRELS ' PERFORM EVERY / EVENING / GIVING A SELECTION / AND / VARIED / ENTERTAINMENT / INTRINSIC VALUE 25 CTS."
Object Number 
INV.13706
Gallery Label 
This silver token commemorated the 1857 opening of the new Wood's Minstrel building, or "Wood's new marble building."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group