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Flattened coin

Object Number: 
2000.104
Date: 
2000
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 3/4 in. ( 6 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the obverse: "OPSAIL/ 2000/ OCEANSPRAY"
Description: 
Flattened and stamped cooper coin with the OPSail 2000 logo in the center over the "OCEAN SPRAY" logo all surrounded by raised circles.
Gallery Label: 
Created in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, Operation Sail has been producing tall ship events to commemorate significant times in American history. To commemorate the year 2000, Operation Sail produced OpSail 2000, which featured a total of eight participating ports on the East Coast of the U.S. OpSail visited New York Harbor the week of July fourth with events that included a parade of over 200 ships up the Hudson river. This coin represents types of souvenirs commemorating this event.
Credit Line: 
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group