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Leather(?) pinch purse and eight French coins


Mint: France

Accession Number

2004.1322

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Black pinch purse with eight modern French coins in it. The coins have reacted with the leather or the dye and are all encrusted with green slime (ruined).

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse