Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tiffany New York Stock Exchange Coin

Interesting tribute/commemorative object and another great example of corporate influence and curating of 9/11.  Featuring Tiffany and the New York Stock Exchange, two iconic NYC companies, tied to 9/11 forever by a coin.
Description: This Tiffany & Co. commemorative medallion was given to members of the New York Stock Exchange in memory of the attack on 9/11. Tiffany & Co. commissioned this medallion to be made for the members of the NYSE & was never sold as a retail item. On the front is the inscription "Let Freedom Ring" with the NYSE columns & the red white & blue colors. On the back are the words " We Will Never Forget September 11, 2001. The coin is approx 3 inches in diameter, 3/16 thick & weighs approx 155 grams. Dated 2002.

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