1/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in. oval
A souvenir token made from a U.S. penny elongated and pressed through an embossing machine. On one side, an embossed log fortress and the words "A Century of Progress/ 1933/ Fort Dearborn/ Chicago". The reverse still legible 1927 penny. From the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. One of three, see also 2002.1.1949, 1950. Also 2002.1.1951, 1952 for similar pressed coins.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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