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Token

Object Number: 
2002.1.3353
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A brass coin or token embossed on one side with a demon or gargoyle head, with horns, webbed ears like batwings and two flaring trumpets issuing from its mouth, encircled by the words "Magie/ Dinkl an Basch". On the reverse "Von/ F.J. Basch/ Professor/ D. Magie/ Jeden Abend Vorstellung D. Physik Magie U. Optik". Advertisement for regular evening performances by a magician or illusionist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group