Object Record

Object Name Coin, Commemorative
Catalog Number 1990.149.001
Description Oversized wooden nickel, "The Biggest Wooden Nickel in the World, In Joe we trust." U.S. Penitentiary, Georgia. Joe Engel promotional item or souvenir. Paper tag attached: "Guaranteed genuine (by some of the best counterfeiters in the United States)."
Dimensions Dia-18 inches
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1990.149