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Prohibition token

Object Number: 
Z.3005
Date: 
1855
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
overall: 1 1/16 in.
Marks: 
Inscription: on recto: "NO/REPEAL" Inscription: on recto: "STATE OF NEW YORK/JULY 4 1855" Inscription: on verso: "TO/COMMEMORATE/THE PASSAGE/OF THE/PROHIBITORY/LIQUOR/LAW"
Description: 
Circular bronze token commemorating the passage of the prohibitory liquor law. Recto: image of a sunburst above an upturned goblet, inscribed: "NO/REPEAL" circular inscription: "STATE OF NEW YORK / JULY 4 1855"; verso: laurel wreath with centered inscription "TO/COMMEMORATE/THE PASSAGE/OF THE/PROHIBITORY/LIQUOR/LAW". Hole punched at center top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group