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Peru, 1 Dinero, from the series Coins of All Nations (N72, variation 1) for Duke brand cigarettes

Trade cards from the "Coins of All Nations" (N72), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1889 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes. There are two variations within the series. Version one (variation 1) maintains a white background on the cards and the second version (variation 2) displays a shaded background.

Credit: The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick...

Commercial color lithograph
7.0 x 3.8cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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