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Wood's Minstrels, New York

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 /...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860), 1857

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 964

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Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates