Homer Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

Homer Pressed Penny

Subject

Homer (Alaska).
Homer Spit (Alaska).
Alaska.
Mountains.
Flags.
Ursa Major.
Star, North.
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with landscape image of Homer Spit, surrounding water, mountains, and sky. Text Homer, Alaska along bottom edge of coin. Raised dots encircle outside edge of coin. Raised crescent shape on left edge of coin. Reverse: inverted embossed image of the state flag of Alaska waving on a flag pole. Flag features stars in the shape of the Big Dipper(Ursa Major) and North Star. Text Alaska under flag. Raised dots encircle outside edge of coin. Raised crescent shape on left edge of coin. Previously struck penny's image partially visible behind embossed image. Image of Lincoln Memorial in center of coin. Text One Cent partially visible along bottom edge of coin. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2003.

Contributor

Benson, John Ben, Jr.

Rights

Copyrights held by University of Alaska Foundation.

Relation

Coverage: Homer - Kenai Peninsula Borough - Alaska - 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.Homer.0004

Citation

“Homer Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed June 17, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/572.