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Gold Monopoly Game on Display in New York
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Gold Monopoly Game on Display in New York

Alex Carter

Museum of American Finance President David Cowen and artist Sidney Mobell unveil a gold and gem Monopoly set this past week in New York. The set of dice alone is valued at $10,000, with 42 full-cut diamonds for the number dots. All of the properties that make up the game board are also set in gems, with some 165 gemstones in total. The “Chance” and “Community Chest” cards are photo-etched. The Monopoly board will be on display at the Museum of American Finance for two years, on loan from the Smithsonian. It is one of 19 works donated by Mobell in January 2003 in honor of his late wife .



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