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Root & Co., New York

Obv: ROOT. & CO. / DAGUERRIAN GALLERY. 365 BROADWAY. around a perched eagle with a shield on its chest and an olive branch and arrows in its talons with N.Y. below it, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: FIRST (curved) / PREMIUM (curved) / AWARDED TO / ROOT. & CO. / FOR BEST / (straight...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860), 1850s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 732, Wright 914

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates