History, Information, and Value of the 1852 P.T. Barnum New York Post-War Tokens
Value of the 1852 P.T. Barnum New York Post-War Tokens
This Token Came From – New York, New York
The obverse text on the token reads “General Tom Thumb 15 lbs Weight.” The reverse text on this token reads “Liberty.” The obverse depicts a portrait of a midget standing facing the right with a large book and surrounding text. The reverse of the token shows a Capped Bust facing the left with stars surrounding.
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