Modified Coin Bracelet, United States, 20th century

Modified Coin Bracelet, United States, 20th century

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Description
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 bracelet. Incorporating coins into jewelry may be used to signify monetary wealth.
Object Name
bracelet
date made
20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.9 cm x 21 cm x.4 cm; 1 17/32 in x 8 9/32 in x 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.73.113.439
catalog number
73.113.439
accession number
312033
Credit Line
Rowland S. Wilson
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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