United States Coin Necklace, United States, 20th Century

United States Coin Necklace, United States, 20th Century

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Usage conditions apply
Gold and silver have been used for both coinage and jewelry for more than 2,500 years. Coins intended for circulation as money have also been paired with precious gemstones and other metals to make jewelry, such as this necklace. Incorporating coins into jewelry may be used to signify monetary wealth.
Object Name
date made
ca 1914
Webb, David
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
gold; platinum (overall material)
overal: 70 cm x 8 cm x.5 cm; 27 9/16 in x 3 5/32 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Doris M. Brixey
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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