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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 1992.6.2
Maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Date 1975
Material(s) Bronze
Dimensions Dia-1.375 inches
Description This is a R.J. Reynolds commemorative coin. The front has a relief sculpture of Richard J. Reynolds on the left and a tobacco warehouse in right background. There are sprigs of tobacco leaves on the bottom. On the back is a relief of a cargo derrick on top of the globe in the center. There is a pack of cigarettes on the left and a roll of paper and a wrapped present on right. There is a tobacco sprig on bottom.
Notes Given to the donor as a gift from his employer. He was a tobacco buyer for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
Collection Jeanette Ladenburger
People R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Subjects Tobacco
Cigarette industry
Cigarette papers
Search Terms North Carolina
Tobacco culture
Tobacco Industry
tobacco leaves
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS