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1 Ruble, Russia, 1825

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 3.6 cm; 3/32 in x 1 13/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Pattern Coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya, Saint Petersburg
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1825
Associated date:
1825
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.68.263.68
Accession number:
281689
Catalog number:
68.263.68
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422815
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Denga, Russia, 1763

Ruler:
Catherine the Great  Search this
Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 2.2 cm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Date made:
1763
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.NU69995
Catalog number:
NU69995
Accession number:
245705
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1440114
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50 Kopeks, Russia, 1895

Ruler:
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 2.2 cm; 3/32 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Date made:
1895
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.68.263.496
Catalog number:
68.263.496
Accession number:
281689
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1440117
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12 Rubles, Russia, 1840

Title:
12 Rubles, Nicholas I, Russia, 1840
Ruler:
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia  Search this
Issuing authority:
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 3.1 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1840
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.69.128.242
Catalog number:
69.128.242
Accession number:
286473
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_931517
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1 Ruble, Russia, 1796

Head of government:
Paul I Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 3.8 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1796
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.NU83551
Catalog number:
NU83551
Accession number:
257688
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947161
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1 Pattern Ruble, Alexander I

Head of government:
Alexander I Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 3.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in
Object Name:
coin
pattern coin
Pattern coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1801
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.NU83663-3
Catalog number:
NU83663-3
Accession number:
257688
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947171
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Ruble, Russia, 1845

Head of government:
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 3.5 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1845
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.68.263.202
Accession number:
281689
Catalog number:
68.263.202
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947236
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25 Rubles, Nicholas II, 1896

Head of government:
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .25 cm x 2.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.69.128.403
Accession number:
286473
Catalog number:
69.128.403
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947283
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2 Rubles, Russia, 1726

Head of government:
Catherine I  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 4.5 cm; 3/32 in x 1 25/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Rossiya: Rossiya
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1726
Subject:
Mikhailovich  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.NU62723
Accession number:
228217
Catalog number:
NU62723
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947941
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Plan International USA embosser, ca 1939

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 5 in; 18.415 cm x 5.2451 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
embosser
Date made:
ca 1939
Credit Line:
Gift of Plan International USA
ID Number:
2017.0215.01
Accession number:
2017.0215
Catalog number:
2017.0215.01
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Work and Industry: Philanthropy
Exhibition:
Giving in America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1872080
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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind; No One Else Will Do Vinyl Single

Recording artist:
Sunny and the Sunliners  Search this
Manufacturer:
Tear Drop  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1964
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.07613
Catalog number:
1996.3034.07613
Label number:
3027
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1018821
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Morse-Vail Telegraph Key

Demonstrator:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Maker:
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in x 6 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
telegraph transmitter
telegraph key
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Morristown
Used:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1844
Used date:
1844
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co.
ID Number:
EM.181411
Catalog number:
181411
Accession number:
31652
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
National Treasures exhibit
Artifact Walls exhibit
Communications
Government, Politics, and Reform
Computers & Business Machines
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1096762
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10 Dollars, Proof, United States, 1795

Mint:
Philadelphia  Search this
Designer:
Scot, Robert  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
165 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall:: 33 mm; 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1795
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.0262
Accession number:
283645
Catalog number:
68.159.0262
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
Stories on Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060645
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Skate card for Marina Del Ray Skate Park used by Cindy Whitehead

User:
Whitehead, Cindy  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
card, skate park
skate card, skateboarding
Date made:
1970s
Subject:
skateboarding  Search this
Sports  Search this
Amateur  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0165.07
Accession number:
2013.0165
Catalog number:
2013.0165.07
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Exhibition:
Inventive Minds
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449536
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Toy Truck

Object Name:
toy, truck, pickup
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.416
Catalog number:
295669.416
Accession number:
295669
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
AOTM
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336032

Toy Ambulance

Object Name:
Toy, Automobile, Ambulance
toy, ambulance
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.397
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.397
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
AOTM
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_335989

button

Object Name:
Button
Credit Line:
The Honorable Geraldine O. Ferraro
ID Number:
1986.0540.11
Accession number:
1986.0540
Catalog number:
1986.0540.11
See more items in:
Political History: Political History
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_538294

Toy Double-Decker Bus

Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Autobus
toy, bus
Subject:
Transit  Search this
Toys  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.090
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.090
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
AOTM
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336541

Southern Railway Toy Truck

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Truck
toy, truck
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.060
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.060
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Cultures & Communities
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
AOTM
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336550

Campaign Doll, Obama

Depicted (sitter):
Obama, Barack H.  Search this
Physical Description:
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 46.355 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
doll
Place made:
United States: Arizona
Date made:
2009
Used date:
2008
Subject:
Politics  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 2008  Search this
Credit Line:
Carrie Gustavson
ID Number:
2009.0167.01
Catalog number:
2009.0167.01
Accession number:
2009.0167
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Inaugural Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1378347

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