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Coin Silver Agricultural Premium Cup 1856, Ohio

Coin Silver Agricultural Premium Cup 1856, Ohio

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Coin: Pre 1900: Item # 712882

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This wonderful coin silver agricultural premium cup was a prize given by the Highland County (Ohio) Agricultural Society, as per the engraving in beautiful period script. County fairs were known to give prizes of silver cups to the winners of various classes in the 1850s. The cup bears the mark of Edward and David Kinsey, who worked in partnership between 1844 and 1861 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dimensions: 3 in. tall, 2-5/8 in. in diameter at the top, 2-1/8 in. in diameter at the bottom. Weight is 3.02 troy ounces. This is a beautiful cup in very good condition.