Change Author / Owner : "Riot penny" charred during the 1921 Tulsa race riot
"Riot penny" charred during the 1921 Tulsa race riot
A charred penny from the Tulsa riot in 1921. The penny is black. The embossing on the front of the penny is no longer visible. The back side of the coin is melted with only the words "ONE / CENT / UNITED" visible.
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