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 large building and the words "Chicago World's Fair/ U.S. Government Building/ 1933". The front edge shows a still legible 1918 penny date. From the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. See also 2002.1.1948, 1949, 1950 and 1952, 1955 for similar pressed coins.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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