White metal Token, Allen and Moore Phila., 1850 - 1879. 1887.24.3

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Obverse: NEW YORK| P.T.BARNUM| PROPRIETOR - building at c., above flies a flag labeled MUSEUM. building inscribed AMERICAN MUSEUM on two sides.
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Reverse: THIS IMMENSE ESTABLISHMENT| CONTAINS 500,000 CURIOSITIES| INCLUDING BIRDS, BEASTS, INSECTS| FOSSILS, MINERALS, MARINE SPECIMENS,| INDIAN IMPLEMENTS, SUITS OF ARMOR,| STATUARY, COINS, MEDALS| CHOICE PAINTINGS, RARE ENGRAVINGS,| GRAND COSMORAMA, AEREAL GARDEN| AND LECTURE ROOM IN WHICH RICH| DIVERSIFIED AND TALENTED| ENTERTAINMENTS ARE GIVEN| UNSURPASSED IN THE WORLD. ADMISSION TO THE WHOLE| ONLY 25 CENTS. - head of Barnum in medallion: inscribed: PHINEAS T.BARNUM. flags and scrollwork. Flag on l. reads: AMERICAN MUSEUM, NEW YORK.