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Coin/ medallion

Coin/ medallion
Coin/ medallion
Coin/ medallion
Coin/ medallion
Coin/ medallion
Title
Coin/ medallion
Date 
1954
Medium 
Metal, paper
Dimensions 
Card: 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in.; coin: 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
A gold paper and card folder with a fitted compartment with a coin or medallion inside. The front is printed in teal green with a spiral sea shell over a submarine and inside the card is printed "To Commemorate The Launching of The U.S.S. Nautilus/ January 21, 1954". The bronze coin is embossed with a submarine over the looping symbol for an atom encircled by the words "U.S.S. Nautilus/ World's First Nuclear Powered Vessel". On the reverse "Electric Boat Division/ Launched January 21, 1954/ Sponsored By/ Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower/ General Dynamics Corporation".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4602
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group