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    1860's Milwaukee Token

    Hello All,
    I found this token at a street construction project last fall. B.A. Westhoff / W. & J. / Milwaukee.
    This token is 23mm in diameter.
    Here is the token which is blank on the other side and a page from the 1863 Milwaukee City Directory.
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    Oldest silver: 1853 Half-dime & 1876S Seated Quarter / Oldest coin: 1849 US Large Cent / 1854 Upper Canada One Penny Bank Token

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    What an awesome piece of history! I have never found any tokens that old. That is a large token! Terrific!

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