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Catalog Number PAM00053
Title Buffalo nickel plaque
Description Wood plaque with oversized buffalo nickel reproduction carved in wood
Twenty-one Jefferson profile nickels, arranged in chronological order, surround the buffalo nickel reproduction
On engraved plate: "To Dr. Eugene A. Stead, Jr. -- For teaching us the profit in losing a nickel. -- Duke Medical House Staff --1967"
Notes Original design for the buffalo nickel was by James Earle Fraser
Original design for the Jefferson profile nickel (1938-2004) was by Felix Schlag
Object Name Plaque
Collection E.A. Stead Lake Home Office Museum
Search Terms Plaque
Subjects Wood engravings
Coins