This multi-action Sculptor and Lion Statue die-cast iron mechanical coin bank, originally made by Shepard Hardware in 1897, will help you preserve your own tokens of financial history. Very carefully place your coin in the lion's mouth, depress the lever on the back, the sculptor tilts his head for a better look as the lion's mouth closes and swallows the coin then the sculptor raises his hammer and chisel. Metal turn stopper at the bottom allows for coin retrieval. Our finely-detailed Design Toscano replica mechanical coin bank is cast in foundry iron from an original then authentically hand-painted and distressed to replicate a true antique. Metal turn stopper at the bottom allows for coin removal. Makes a clever desktop gift, a fun collectible, or an educational tool to teach the importance of saving.
6"Wx4"Dx7½"H. 6 lbs.