Shedd Aquarium Pressed Penny

Dublin Core

Title

Shedd Aquarium Pressed Penny

Subject

John G. Shedd Aquarium
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.).

Description

Embossed coin with image of a shark. Logo of Shedd Aquarium appears on coin with text Shedd above and to the right of the shark image. Text The World's Aquarium appears below logo/text Shedd. Raised dots encircle edge of coin. Raised crescent along left side of coin. Reverse: no embossed image appears on back of coin. Previously struck penny's words and image still appear on coin but are elongated from the pressing process. Image Lincoln Memorial in center. Partially readable text United States of America encircling above the Memorial icon. Text One Cent encircled below Memorial icon. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2004.

Contributor

Shedd, John G.
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924

Rights

Copyright held by Shedd Aquarium.

Relation

Coverage: Chicago - Cook County - Illinois - 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.Shedd.0002

Citation

“Shedd Aquarium Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed May 22, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/582.