Tokens (3)

Object Number: 
Z.3104a-c
Date: 
1852
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 1 in. (2.5 cm) Each (b and c): 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Description: 
Tokens; metal; (a) depiction of ship on obverse; obverse "METROPOLITAN / INSURANCE COMPANY" reverse "MARINE & FIRE / CAPITAL / $300.000 / WITH A LARGE / SURPLUS, / 108 BROADWAY, / NEW-YORK, / 1852"; (b) depiction of Prof. Johnson on obverse, and of bald eagle with a shield on its chest, and arrows and a branch in its claws on reverse; obverse "PROFESSOR JOHNSON. 317. BOWERY / 1852" reverse "UNITED STATES / STARCH POLISH"; (c) depiction of Lady Liberty's facial profile on obverse, and a bald eagle with a shield on its chest, and arrows and a branch in its claws; obverse "PROFESSOR JOHNSON. 317. BOWERY / 1852"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group