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Falus Coin, 19th century

This is a Falus coin. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cast copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of David Wolfe Bishop. It is credited Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Falus Coin, 19th century; cast copper; H x diam.: 2 cm (13/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop; 1951-84-56

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