Mackinac Island Pressed Penny

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Title

Mackinac Island Pressed Penny

Subject

Mackinac Island (Mich.)
Horse-drawn vehicles.
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with horse-drawn carriage image in the center. Text Mackinac Island above image. Text Michigan below image. Raised dots encircle outside edge of coin. Raised crescent on left edge of coin. Reverse: no embossed image appears on back of coin. Previously struck penny's image barely discernable. Image of Abraham Lincoln's head partially visible in center of coin. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed year unknown.

Contributor

Gasparro, Frank

Rights

No copyrights are associated with this item.

Relation

Coverage: Mackinac Island - Mackinac 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.MackinacIsland.0018

Citation

“Mackinac Island Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed June 17, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/575.