Is a OPA coin worth anything?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Jace, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Jace

    Jace New Member

    An opa point was used in WWII and I just got a red point in the mail from eBay, a red/blue point is roughly worth 2 dollars. President Roosevelt issued the OPA that issued the tokens for rationing food during the war.
     
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  3. Galen59

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  4. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Cool, would really like to see it!
     
  5. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

  6. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    I don't believe they're worth very much. Back in the 70's and 80's, I would always see loads of these in junk boxes
     
  7. Jace

    Jace New Member

    Yeah, but they are still a cool token. I do know they're cheap on eBay.
     
  8. ziggy9

    ziggy9 *NEC SPERNO NEC TIMEO*

    Most are worth very little but there is one red token that is very rare and usually sells for about $100 I can't remember the letter combo right now. I will try to post it later
     
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  9. Jace

    Jace New Member

    Ok thanks!
     
  10. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    The blue tokens are a little better than the red tokens, especially to ones with check letters that start with W, but they still aren't worth much, maybe a dollar or so. There are two red tokens that are worth a little, the MM (maybe $5 if it is a nice one) and the MV which is $75 to $100. When I first learned about OPA tokens there were only about 24 MV tokens known. More have shown up since then but they are still rare.
     
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