Bergen Coin

 Mark Cahill shares this photo of another coin from his collection.  The nickel silver "palming coin" was produced in the '50's and the coins were given out by Edgar Bergen, comedian, ventriloquist, and practicing magician.  This coin was obtained at the Magic Castle where Bergen sometimes performed.

The obverse with Charlie's likeness reads: WITH THIS COIN GOES GOOD LUCK.    $.75 PIECE

The reverse with Mortimer's likeness: MORTIMER SNERD, YUP - THAT'S THE WAY IT GOES

I see the images on these coins are Full Sculpted Deep Relief  - high quality work.  To produce such a coin today, the dies alone would cost $1,000 or more per side.

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