TITLE

The other side of the coin

AUTHOR(S)
Kageleiry, Jamie
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Yankee;Sep93, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents James Earle Fraser's design of a coin to replace the Liberty Head nickel in 1911. Models in the form of a Great Plains Indian and an American buffalo; Problems with vending machines and turnstiles in New York City subways.
ACCESSION #
9312012491

 

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