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This coin is made from bronze metal. Shown in detail are the Bay Bridge and the city of SF. The SF-Oakland Bay Bridge span SF Bay between SF and Oakland. The bridge opened on Nov. 12, 1936. / Die Münze besteht aus Bronze. Abgebildet ist die Bay Bridge und die Stadt SF. Die SF-Oakland Bay Bridge überspannt die Bucht von SF und verbindet die beiden kalifornischen Städte Oakland und SF. Die Brücke wurde am 12. November 1936 eröffnet.

James Thomas “Tom” Bird *14 Feb 1848 in Arkansas Post, AR +Jan 1894 in Quanah, TX. / John James Haynes *6 Aug 1843 in Gonzales Co., TX +25 Nov 1924 in San Antonio, TX. Haynes enlisted in the Confederate Army and served with the 18th Texas volunteer infantry, a part of Granburg's brigade and Pat Cleburns division. John J. Haynes was one of the old Texas trail drivers, who drove cattle and horses up the trails from Texas to northern markets in the late 1800s.

This Absaroka Co. Sheriff patch is from the TV series "Longmire". Absaroka is a fictive County in Wyoming. "Longmire" was filmed among other things in: *Madrid - New Mexico (Red Pony tavern/restaurant) *Las Vegas - New Mexico (Sheriff's Department building) *Valles Caldera National Preserve - New Mexico (Sheriff Longmires home) The series is based on the Walt Longmire Mysteries series of novels by Craig Johnson.

Knox Co. is named for American Revolutionary War general and first United States Secretary of War Henry Knox. Knox County's strategic location along important railroad lines made it an area coveted by both Union and Confederate forces throughout the Civil War.

The Upper Gwynedd Township Police Department in Pennsylvania was formed in 1951. Their number designation with Montgomery County 911 Communications dispatch is 51 and their PD building is Station 51- so they made this novelty patch for fun. It's a limited edition and all proceeds go directly to Upper Gwynedd’s DARE program.

In 1971 Chief Goss designed and adopted a unique shirt patch and it become known as the "Bread Slice" for its unique shape. In June 1995 the newest patch was adopted and became know as the "hubcap". / Im Jahre 1971 kreierte und übernahm Polizeichef Goss ein einzigartiges Abzeichen, das auf Grund seiner Form, bald als "Brotschnitte" bekannt wurde. Im Juni 1995 wurde das aktuelle Polizeiabzeichen übernommen. Dieses Abzeichen wurde als "Radkappe" bekannt.

The Pipes & Drums honor the fallen brothers & sisters in LE, firefighters and the U.S. Military. The band perfoms at parades, private events and memorials. The Pipes and Drums of Lake Co./Indiana is comprised of LE Officers associated with the Lake Co. Sheriff's Dept., the Lake Co. Coroner's Office, the Crown Point, Lake Station, Schererville and Merrillville, Indiana Police Depts and the Thornton and Homewood (IL) Police Depts.

The area of the town Catskill in New York was purchased from the natives in 1678, and settlement followed. On the patch you can see a figure called "Rip Van Winkle". Rip Van Winkle is a short story by the American author Washington Irving. ----------> Im Jahre 1678 wurde das Gebiet der Stadt Catskill in New York von den Ureinwohnern gekauft. Auf den Abzeichen sieht man eine Figur namens "Rip Van Winkle", welche auf eine Kurzgeschichte von Washington Irving basiert.

discarded legcuffs - Faulkner Co. SO Juvenile Detention Center - Arkansas (unkown manufacturer) Legcuffs are restraints used on the ankles of a person for a restricted stride ----------> ausrangierte Fußfesseln der Jugendarrestanstalt des FCSO in Arkansas (Firma/Hersteller unbekannt) Fußfesseln werden um die Fußknöchel gelegt um die Bewegungsfreiheit einzuschenken.

Gage county was created in 1855 and was named after William D. Gage a methodist clergyman. Gage County lies on the south line of Nebraska and abuts the north boundary line of the state of Kansas. ----------> Der Bezirk wurde im Jahre 1855 gegründet und wurde es nach dem Methodisten Pfarrer D. Gage benannt. Der Bezirk liegt im Süden Nebraskas und grenzt an Kansas an.

Serving Southern California in the Carlsbad, Imperial County, and San Ysidro areas.

The County was founded in 1837. It is named for a blockhouse at a bend of the Brazos River. The community developed around the Fort in early days. ********** Fort Bend Co. wurde am 29. Dezember 1837 gebildet. Benannt wurde es nach dem Fort Bend am Brazos River, das aufgrund der Lage an einer Biegung lag (englisch: “Bend”).

Territorial legislature created Meeker County from a portion of Davis Co. in Minnesota. Meeker Co. is was named for Bradley B. Meeker (1813-1873), who served on the Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court from 1849 to 1853. ----------> Das Meeker County wurde am 23. Februar 1856 aus Teilen des nicht mehr existenten Davis County gebildet. Benannt wurde es nach Bradley B. Meeker, einem beisitzenden Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof von Minnesota.

The city's name is a combination of two words. "Franken" represents the Province of Franconia in Bavaria where the original settlers were from. The German word "Mut" means courage. The nickname is "Little Bavaria". Most buildings and homes feature stylistic interpretations of the timber-framed buildings found in the Franconia region of Germany.

Sedgwick County in Colorado was named for Fort Sedgwick, a military post along the Platte Trail, which was named for John Sedgwick. He was a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The Pony Express was a mail service using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, 1860, to October 1861 between Missouri and California.
 

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