Coin Bank

Coin Bank

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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
place made
United States
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
ID Number
1978.0939.020
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.020
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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