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The coin bank is made in the likeness of the Lincoln Cent piece. It is bronze in color, and its obverse features a right-side profile image of Lincoln. A slot for coins is located just above the profile image. On the reverse, a decorative laurel wreath is pictured at the bottom of the design. The bank is stored in its original cardboard box with images of the coin bank on the front and back.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 1/4 inches [dia.]
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: SAVE HOLD HAVE / "FIVE DOLLAR / PENNY / BANK." reverse: "FROM TINY MITE TO TIDY MIGHT" / THIS BANK / WHEN FILLED / WITH 500 PENNIES / WILL WEIGH / APPROXIMATELY / 4 LBS / PATENT PENDING / MADE IN U.S.A.
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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