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New York City "Lucky Penny"

Object Number: 
1949.142
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group