New York City "Lucky Penny"

New York City "Lucky Penny"
Title
New York City "Lucky Penny"
Date 
1949
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medallion with obverse showing head of Native American facing left with legend: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/1898." Reverse bears geographical map of New York City with elliptical scroll inscribed: "1898 THE CITY OF NEW YORK 1949/GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY"; trademark symbol inscribed "N.Y.C" at lower right.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Golden Anniversary Committee
Object Number 
1949.142
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Creative: Tronvig Group