Lot 17    

1887 Morgan Silver Dollar Photo Locket,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
this dollar coin/locket is so well made that with the naked eye one cannot tell it has been altered, with reverse having a spot, that when pushed, opens the locket to reveal milled interior with space for 1" diameter circular photograph.

Condition:  
Minor wear to coin, VG+.
Sold: $440.63
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