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    The Theatre at New York Token, 1797 or 98


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    [1797 or 1798]                                Theatre at New York Token

    Obverse:  THE . THEATRE . AT . NEW . YORK .    AMERICA .
    Reverse:  MAY . COMMERCE . FLOURISH .
    Edge:   I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY X

    Weight:  not available                Diameter:  not available

    Comments:   Dalton and Hamer, Middlesex, Miscellaneous Series, no. 166. The obverse is signed JACOBS below the theater steps.

    Provenance:   Images used with permission from the December 11, 1999 online catalog of Early American History Auction, lot 877.


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