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Catalog Number 1999.31.67
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Postcard.
Silver Queen Virginia City, Nevada.
Designed by owners Carroll and Jerry Eaton as a tribute to Virginia City's once great Silver Mining industry--an industry whose prooduction stabilized the Federal Treasury during the Civil War and later altered the world's monetary structure--the Silver Queen's dress contains 3,261 Silver Dollars. The belt along contains 28 twenty dollar gold pieces. While only a few of the coins are of Nevada (Carson City) mintage, a large percentage of the undoubtedly contain silver that was first mined thousands of feet beneath this very building. One of Nevada's most unusual Casino displays.
Title Postcard
Collection Archives
Imagefile 004\19993167.JPG
Accession number 1999.31