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U.S. Merchant token: Doremus & Nixon, Dry Goods and Upholstery

Object Number: 
1393a
Date: 
1852
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Token; copper; depiction of ship on obverse; obverse "METROPOLITAN / INSURANCE COMPANY" reverse "MARINE & FIRE / CAPITAL / $300.000 / WITH A LARGE / SURPLUS, / 108 BROADWAY, / NEW-YORK, / 1852"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. M. F. Savage, 1929.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group