Pike Place Market Pressed Penny

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Title

Pike Place Market Pressed Penny

Subject

Pike Place Market (Seattle, Wash.)
Farmers' markets.
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with image representation of Pike Place Market. Image contains people in foreground, Public Market Center sign with clock in middle-ground and building in the background. Text Farmers Market appear on front of a building on the right side of image. Raised dots encircle coin. Text pennycollector.com appear at top center of coin. Raised crescent along left side of coin. Reverse: no embossed image appears on back of coin. Previous struck penny's words and image still appear on coin sideways but are elongated from the pressing process. Text United States of America partially readable along right edge of coin. Text One Cent partially readable along left edge of coin. Image of Lincoln Memorial visible in center of coin. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination. Front of coin has a spot of discoloration in center.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2021.

Contributor

Goodwin, Frank
Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority (Seattle, Wash.)
Gasparro, Frank

Rights

Copyright held by the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority (Seattle, Wash.).

Relation

Coverage - Seattle - King County - Washington - 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.PublicMarket.0003

Citation

“Pike Place Market Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed May 22, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/580.