Creator

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Creation Date

1900

Medium

Cardboard

Dimensions

1.5 x 1.5

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.159.12

Provenance

Front reads, "Monnaie de Paris".

Creator Biography

Monnaie de Paris, French.

Description

Small circular cardboard container from coin company Monnaie de Paris, the world's oldest continuously running minting institution founded in 864 AD. The container shows the Arms of Paris Crest topped with a crown and surrounded by laurels.

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