Artifact Details
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Token

Date Range: 1883-1905
Dimensions (x:y:z): 15/16” x 15/16”
Association: Loeb
Object Number: 2001.03.002

Museum Nomenclature

Category: Communication Artifacts
Classification: Exchange Media
Object Name: Token, Store

Object Description

Copper colored square metal token. Ben Loeb

Object Use

Such tokens were commonly used by businesses in the late 19th century for purposes of stimulating sales. The token’s stamped face value could be applied towards the purchase of goods or services at the business indicated on the piece.


Keywords: All, Businesses, Liquor,

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