|The picture shows a view of all (8) Old Advertising Souvenir Elongated Cents in this lot. The Santa Claus one has a 1966 date and the Statute of Liberty one is a wheat back penny. The first elongated cent has an image of a drunk man leaning on a Bourbon Street lamp post drinking from a bottle. Obviously this one is from New Orleans, Louisiana. It is marked as follows:|
BIRTHPLACE OF JAZZ
The next one is an old souvenir from The Statue of Liberty. It has an image of the statue and is marked:
STATUE OF LIBERTY
BEDLOE ISLAND NEW YORK
DEDICATED TO AMERICA BY FRANCE
OCTOBER 20, 1896
Next is a 1966 Christmas elongated cent. It has an image of Santa Claus and reads:
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR
Next is an old Saint Christopher elongated cent. It has an image of St. Christopher holding a child and it is marked:
There are (2) Christian or Catholic religious elongated cents with The Lord's Prayer.
The last two in this lot are of Warner Brothers Looney Tunes Cartoon Characters. One has an image of Speedy Gonzales and the other has the Tazmanian Devil (Taz). These are Massachusetts amusement park advertising souvenirs. They are each marked:
These each measure about 1-1/2'' long. They are in excellent or better condition as pictured.