U.S. Merchant token: Theodore Bollenhagen & Company
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Token; brass; depiction of Lady Liberty on obverse, City Hall on reverse; obverse "THEODOR / BOLLENHAGEN & COMP. / LIBERTY / 49 M / LANE" reverse "CITY HALL / NEW YORK"
Game counter imitation of a $20 gold piece. Bollenhagen was a toy and fancy goods dealer, who imported his gaming counters from Germany. Bollenhagen pack counters in the boxes in which his playing cards were sold.
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