Ketchikan Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

Ketchikan Pressed Penny

Subject

Ketchikan (Alaska).
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.
Totem poles.

Description

Embossed coin with image of totem pole in center. Text Ketchikan Alaska above totem pole image. Raised dots encircle outer edge of coin. Raised crescent along top edge of coin. Reverse: Embossed text-based logo Tongass Trading Company Since 1898 in center of coin. Text TongassTrading.com under logo. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2021.

Contributor

Strong, Henry
Johnston, Frederick C.

Rights

Copyright held by Tongass Trading Company, Inc.

Relation

Coverage: Ketchikan - Ketchikan Gateway 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.Ketchikan.0014

Citation

“Ketchikan Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed June 17, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/574.