John Ball Zoo Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

John Ball Zoo Pressed Penny

Subject

Ball, John, 1794-1884
Zoo animals.
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with image of a camel mid-stride in center. Text John Ball Zoo above camel image. Raised dots encircle edges of coin. Small raised crescent along top edge of coin. Reverse: no embossed image appears on back of coin. Condition: mostly bright colored with uneven patination on both sides of coin.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed year unknown.

Contributor

Ball, John, 1794-1884

Rights

Copyrights held by Kent County and John Ball Zoo Society.

Relation

Coverage: Grand Rapids - Kent 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.JohnBallCamel.0016

Citation

“John Ball Zoo Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed June 17, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/573.