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Imperial Coins

Designer:
Vera, 1910 – 1993
Company:
F. Schumacher & Co., New York, New York, USA, founded 1889
Medium:
Medium: silk and Fortisan Technique: screen printed on plain weave foundation
Object Name:
Textile
Type:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1957
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Marion K. Morgan and from General Acquisitions Endowment, Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, and Eleanor G. Hewitt Funds
Accession Number:
1991-90-9
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Silver coins on a grey background.
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Islamic coin

Type:
Exchange Media
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Period:
Samanid period
Topic:
Islam
Samanid period (819 - 1005)
Iran
Arts of the Islamic World
striking
Credit Line:
Gift of Joel Hettger
Accession Number:
FSC-M-59
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Coin bank

Artists/Makers:
Eleazar Navarrete Ramirez, Nahua [Acatlan], b. 1951
Ruben Agurio Martinez Martinez, Nahua [Acatlan], b. 1945
Media/Materials:
Pottery, glaze
Techniques:
Modeled, glazed
Dimensions:
22.5 x 11.3 x 16.5 cm
Culture/People:
Nahua [Acatlan]
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Acatlán; Acatlán Municipality; Puebla State; Mexico
Date Created:
2005
Catalog Number:
26/5287
Collection History:
NMAI purchase from the artists in 2005.
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Coin purse

Media/Materials:
Commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
2 x 9.2 cm
Culture/People:
Shoshone
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Nevada; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1960
Catalog Number:
25/5752
Collection History:
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source at an unknown date; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Chinese Coin

Designer:
Noémi Raymond, American, b. France, 1889–1983
Producer:
Knoll Textiles, New York, New York, USA, founded 1947
Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: screen printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Mae Lamar Festa
Accession Number:
1991-157-5
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed linen with a grid of irregular black squares with irregular white dots in the center, on a white ground.
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Coin purse

Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, loom beadwork
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.7 x 1.1 cm
Culture/People:
probably Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge] (attributed)
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation; Shannon County; South Dakota; USA
Date Created:
circa 1970
Catalog Number:
25/5749
Collection History:
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source at an unknown date; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Coin bank

Artists/Makers:
Mary Alberta Page Bradby (Mary Page Bradby/Mary A. Bradby/MAB), Pamunkey, 1903-1986
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Dimensions:
5.5 x 8 cm
Culture/People:
Pamunkey
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Pamunkey Reservation; King William County; Virginia; USA
Date Created:
1930-1940
Catalog Number:
26/40
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of William P. Miles (Chief of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe); purchased by Ann McMullen (NMAI staff member) in 2002.
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Commemorative coin

Donor:
Jane Salazar, Campo Band of Kumeyaay
Media/Materials:
Metal
Techniques:
Struck/minted
Dimensions:
0.3 x 2.5 cm
Culture/People:
Campo Band of Kumeyaay
Object Type:
Advertising/Logo items
Place:
Campo, Campo Reservation; San Diego County; California; USA
Date Created:
2001
Catalog Number:
25/9699
Collection History:
Produced by the Campo Band of Kumeyaay to commemorate the grand opening of the Golden Acorn Casino, August 15, 2001; donated to NMAI by Jane Salazar (Campo Band of Kumeyaay) in 2002.
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National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.8 x 2.4 x 0.2 cm (2 5/16 x 15/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4341
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.8 x 2.3 x 0.2 cm (2 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4342
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.6 x 2.3 x 0.2 cm (2 3/16 x 7/8 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4343
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.8 x 2.4 x 0.2 cm (2 5/16 x 15/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4344
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.9 x 2.4 x 0.3 cm (2 5/16 x 15/16 x 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4345
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.6 x 2.7 x 0.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4347
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Spade coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.6 x 2.8 x 0.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4348
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Knife coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 8 x 4 x 0.2 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4349
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Knife coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14 x 1.6 x 0.1 cm (5 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4355
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Knife coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14.1 x 1.9 x 0.1 cm (5 9/16 x 3/4 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4356
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Knife coin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 13.8 x 2.2 x 0.2 cm (5 7/16 x 7/8 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4357
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Coin knife

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 13.6 x 3 x 0.2 cm (5 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4358
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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