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Souvenir key to Miami Beach Florida

1947–49


Object Place: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Accession Number

2004.1209

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

A brass token in the shape of a key.
Obv: MARCIE LIEBERMAN / MAYOR and KEY TO THE CITY OF / MIAMI BEACH, FLA. along the key.
Rev: MIAMI BEACH INCORPORATED MARCH 20th 1915 at the top and WORLD’S PLAYGROUND along the key.

Marcie Liberman was the Mayor of Miami Beach from June 3, 1947 until June 6, 1949.

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