1995.023.003

Catalog Date: 
05/28/2009
Gparent: 
3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name: 
Chain, Key
Parent: 
Personal Gear
Provenance: 
It is a commemorative article celebrating Basque independence and could be used in an exhibit for Basque Nationalism
Record As: 
Gift
Record Date: 
8/17/95
Record From: 
Lucy Bauman
Subjects: 
Basque Nationalism Jose Antonio Auguirre Key Chain
Key Chain with pendant that has the bust of Jose Antonio Aguirre, the first Basques President of the Basque Nation founded in 1936; opposite side shows the inscription "Evskadi" standing for Euskadi, and the dates "7-10-1936" and "7-10-1976" ringed around the middle; the middle has the Basque Coat of Arms for the Nation; the first date is the year that the Basques achieved their autonomy while th second date is probably a 40th anniversary of the year and the coin may have been made during that year; it is slightly worn down