Date Range: February 4, 2014
Dimensions (x:y:z): 13/16” d
Object Number: 2014.02.001
Category: Communication Artifacts
Classification: Exchange Media
Object Name: Token, Store
Exchange token used instead of money at the establishment of the Schloss Bothers. The value is 12½ cents. The coin is made or brass or bronze.
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.
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