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Wood's Minstrels, New York

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1857


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 964

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 24 mm, 6.2 gm (15/16 in., 0.22 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1743

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: ADMIT TO WOOD’S MINSTRELS / 561 & 563 BDWAY N.Y. around TEMPLE OF MINSTRELSY over a five-story building with ERECTED / 1857 below, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: WARRANTED PURE SILVER / * INTRINSIC VALUE 25 CENTS * around WOOD’S (curved) / MINSTELS / PERFORM EVERY / EVENING / GIVING A SELECT / AND / VARIED / ENTERTAINMENT (curved), the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins