Seattle Space Needle Pressed Penny

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Title

Seattle Space Needle Pressed Penny

Subject

Space Needle (Seattle, Wash.).
Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.).
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with top half of iconic Seattle Space Needle. Raised dots encircling edge of coin. Text R R in line with raised dots along top edge of coin but turned ninety degrees to the right. Raised crescent shape along top edge of coin. Text Space Needle curved around top of icon. Text Seattle, Wa. in two lines below icon. Reverse: I am Seattle logo off center lengthwise on back of coin, with the text's Ts made into an image of the top of the Space Needle. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2021.

Contributor

Graham, John, 1908-1991
Carlson, Edward E. (Edward Elmer), 1911-1990
Steinbrueck, Victor

Rights

Copyright associated with image held by the Space Needle Foundation.

Relation

Coverage: Seattle - King County - Washington - United States.

Format

Materials: copper (95%) and tin/zinc (5%)
Extent: 2 cm x 13.5 cm x 0. 1 cm
Weight: 3.11 g

Language

English

Type

Physical Item
MIME
Dublin Core

Identifier

EKC.penny.SpaceNeedle.0008

Citation

“Seattle Space Needle Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed May 22, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/584.