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Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Magic Coins
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Edgar Bergen was a comedian and ventriloquist who performed on radio and in films in the 1930's and 1940's.
His "partners" were dummies Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd.
 
He had these items made and handed them out in the 1950's and 1960's when he was performing as a
stage magician in nightclubs.
Edgar Bergen
1. Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy Mortimer Snerd Good Luck Coin
 
Nickel, 31mm, 8.15gm
 
Obverse:
Charlie McCarthy facing right
CHARLIE MCCARTHY
75 ¢ PIECE
WITH THIS COIN GOES GOOD LUCK
 
Reverse:
Mortimer Snerd facing right
MORTIMER SNERD
YUP - THAT'S THE WAY IT GOES
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