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Medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.1975
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A gold colored medallion or coin embossed on one side with the image of an African-American man in a top hat leading a horse with a jug on its back and the words "Green River Whiskey/ The Whiskey Without Regrets". On the reverse is a horseshoe, four-leaf clover and wishbone and the words "It's Lucky to Drink/ Green River/ Whiskey". A slightly newer version than the previous examples. Four of four, see also 2002.1.1972, 1973, 1974
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group