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Change or Token Holder

1969.531 (RS246197)

Description

Silver coin holder constructed like a small pocket watch. Push-release and loop on one side, hinge on the other. Round silver case opens to reveal slot to hold small coins or tokens with back that retracts on a spring to hold coins securely. "Stirling / Pat. 1903" stamp on interior. Engraved "C F" on exterior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1903
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
coin purses
Purse
Purse, Change
Silver
silver (metal)
tokens
Accession Number
1969.531
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt
GUSN
47854

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