Washington, D.C. "Lucky Nickel"

Object Number: 
1966.100
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 13/16 in. ( 7.2 cm )
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing image of buffalo with inscription: "LUCKY NICKEL/ 1927". Reverse depicts the Capitol Building in central roundel surrounded by laurel wreath and inscribed "CAPITOL"; legend: "SOUVENIR/ OF/ WASHINGTON/ D.C."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group