I am not sure what these small purses were used for, but they are interesting.
The top of the purse is metal with a slot in the top to put the coins in.
The top can be opened by pulling a lever around the back of the top and then closed by pulling the lever and pushing down the top.
It seems that they did not want to make the purse easy to get into.
The bottom is leather.
Condition: Leather is heavily worn and there is some patina wear on the decorative metal top.
Size: 2 3/8 across top and 2 5/8 leather bottom to top.
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