|The picture shows a view of all (8) Old Advertising & Souvenir Elongated Cents in this lot. These were all made by a vending machine that rolls a penny between dies. These machines are usually found at popular locations, tourist attractions, arcades, airports, amusement parks, Historical sites, or any number of other similar places.|
The first elongated cent here is a religious one. It has The Lord's Prayer on a 1971-D Lincoln Memorial cent. It is enclosed in a blown glass bottle.
The next coin has an image of the state of New York. It is marked:
1788 - 1968
The next one has a banner that can be engraved. It has a good luck horse shoe and it reads:
Next there is one that has a four leaf clover and a horseshoe good luck symbols. It reads:
The next coin has an image of the state of Georgia. It is marked:
1788 - 1968
The next one is a souvenir from The Franklin Park Zoo. It has an image of a lion's head and it is marked:
FRANKLIN PARK ZOO
Next there is one that has an image of a man and praying hands. It reads:
FATHER OF THE EDSEL
MIDWIFE TO THE TFX
AND NOW GUARDIAN
OF THE DOLLAR AT
THE WORLD BANK
LET US PRAY
The last of the elongated cents in this lot is another Christian or Catholic one. It simply has an image of a cross.
These each measure around 1-1/2'' long. They are in excellent to mint condition as pictured.