Charlevoix Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

Charlevoix Pressed Penny

Subject

Charlevoix (Mich.).
Michigan.
Sailboats.
Bridges.
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with images of an open bascule bridge and sailboat passing through it in center of coin. Text Charlevoix above image. Text Michigan below image. Raised dots encircle edge of coin. Raised crescent on top edge of coin. Reverse: no embossed image on back of coin. Previously struck penny's text and image visible on back of coin but elongated from pressing process. Image appears turned at almost ninety degrees to the right. Image Lincoln Memorial in center. Partially readable text United States of America encircling above the Memorial icon. Text E Pluribus Unum above Memorial icon. Text One Cent encircled below Memorial icon. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed year unknown.

Contributor

Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924

Rights

No copyrights apply to this item.

Relation

Coverage: Charlevoix - Charlevoix County - Michigan - United States

Format

Materials: copper (95%) and tin/zinc (5%)
Extent: 13.5 cm x 2 cm x 0.1 cm
Weight: 3.11 g

Language

English

Type

Physical Item
MIME
Dublin Core

Identifier

EKC.penny.Charlevoix.0011

Citation

“Charlevoix Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed June 17, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/567.