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Peru, 1 Dinero, from the series Coins of All Nations (N72, variation 2) for Duke brand cigarettes

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.204.72.67
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Coins of All Nations" (N72), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1889 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes. There are two variations within the series. Version one (variation 1) maintains a white background on the cards and the second version (variation 2) displays a shaded background.
Inscription: Printed text at upper right: PERU.
Printed text on lower portion of card: 1 Dinero/ Value/ 6 Cents.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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