Coin Bank

Description
Bank in the form of a standing pig, cast in two halves from head to tail and held together by a flathead screw through the sides of its belly; coin slot at rump. Contains 15 coins (10 copper pennies from 1909, 1916, 1929, 1930, 1933, 1938, 1940 and 1942; four 1943 white metal pennies; and one 1941 nickel). No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bank, coin
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
copper (pennies material)
steel, zinc-coated (1943 pennies material)
nickel (nickel material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 6 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 15.875 cm x 7.3025 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1978.0939.020
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.020
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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