Doubloon

Date:
1974

"Top of the Mart" Mardi Gras Doubloon featuring Julien Poydras; green color. The doubloon is two-sided. The front is embossed "Julian Poydras-Stateman, Educator, Philanthropist, 1746-1824" The back is embossed "New Orleans Fabulous Top of the Mart" The Top of the Mart issued a variety of doubloons from 1968 through 1976. The Top of the Mart was a restaurant and lounge located atop the International Trade Mart Building at the foot of Poydras Street on the bank of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
2006.096.001
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum