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Personal Effects, Sovereign case

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A white metal Sovereign coin holder with spring-loaded insert with engraved decoration on lid
Size
Diameter 3cm
Object Registration
00615
Keywords
personal effects, coins, early settlers, market gardeners, moorabbin, bentleigh, ormond
Historical information
Sovereign cases were small portable boxes usually in cylindrical shape and made from various metals with snapshut covers to contain the coin.
When Made
c1900
Inscriptions & Markings
engraved decoration on lid
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM