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Souvenir Token Pendant from Diamond Jim Moran's restaurant

ID Number: 1991.44
Title: Souvenir Token Pendant from Diamond Jim Moran's restaurant
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: tokens (exchange media)
pendants (jewelry)
Collection Type: Currency/Coins/Exchange Media
Date: Between 1950 and 1958
Materials: aluminum (metal)
copper (metal)
Dimensions: 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/16 inches
Object Description Souvenir token pendant from Diamond Jim Moran's restaurant. Pendant is aluminum in a simplified horseshoe shape; horseshoe design is stamped at perimeter. Spaced between the arms of the horseshoe is a pressed diamond design at top and at center is enclosed a Lincoln head cent, 1950, mintmark "D."
Extent: 1 item
Inscription(s): positioned obverse bottom left
"Diamond Jim Moran's Food For Kings"
positioned obverse bottom center
"I Bring / Good Luck"
positioned reverse at top
"Jimmy Moran's / Restaurant"
positioned reverse center
"MA / 9451 / CA / 7456"
positioned bottom center on reverse
"809 St. Louis St. / New Orleans Louisiana"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Subjects: Restaurants -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Jewelry -- United States.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Moran, Diamond Jim, 1897-1958 -- More information
Saint Louis Street (New Orleans, La.)

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