Let's see your exonumia!

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Detecto92, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Sometimes I have taken so many pics it screws up my thoughts! :D It is my Miners Badge! :cigar: s-l1600.jpg s-l8881600.jpg s-l14444600.jpg !Btvv4bQCWk~$(KGrHqUOKi8EusBo,9d7BL9RPgKs9Q~~_35.jpg !Btvv4sQBWk~$(KGrHqEOKj0EvMp7fcHoBL9RPheN-!~~_35.jpg indebankax.jpg indebankbx.jpg inpea adex.jpg indpea bex.jpg
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  3. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Some people consider pinback buttons part of the exonumia wide area even thru they do have there own groups etc. this was in the page with the other Akron items.
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  4. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I'll admit I forgot I ordered this. It arrive Saturday and the post office left a note it was to big to put in my po box.
    It's advertised as being 81 mm and in some spots it is the high spots are 96 mm Boston Jubilee 1-tile.jpg Boston Jubilee 3-tile.jpg
  5. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    Great pin backs are allowed, here's my train hat that I've had since the 1970's RR hat 1-horz.jpg
  6. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency

    Maybe this is a good time to collect restaurant tokens before they and the restaurants go extinct. :(
    This one even has an address.

    Silver Dollar Restaurant, aluminum, 22mm, 1.0 gram, C/A

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  7. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Here is the final item frtom the Akron collection
  8. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Here is the group from TEC
  9. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

  10. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

  11. BRandM

    BRandM Counterstamp Collector

    If I remember correctly, Circus, TEC is a collector's organization for these pieces. Is that right and what so the initials stand for? Thanks.

  12. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

  13. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency

    Saxon Mills-brass, M/A, 24mm, 4.6 grams This was a textile mill which is not particularly special in South Carolina. But I like the names Saxon and Spartanburg and also the color which is really dark toned brass more like the third image.

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  14. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Here is a memorial one that is done for one of the famous ones in TEC
  15. lowle harrison

    lowle harrison Well-Known Member

    IMG_20200531_165624_resized.jpg IMG_20200531_165606_resized.jpg Odd Eurocoin....thoughts as to its purpose?
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  16. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

  17. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    As said above it is a Europe style security arcade token. Like the telephone and vending token, will only work in machines that have the proper spacing of slots same as the old security telephone tokens, introduced in 1910 by the Yale slot & Slug co. also called Geotz tokens after the founder of the company. used mostly in the Chicago area 1910 to 1944
  18. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Same as the Yale slot & slug Co telephone tokens introduced in 1910 used in mostly Chicago area 1910/1944 Also called Geotz after the head of the company. The will only work in phones that have the same spacing of the slots.Single stores would sell tokens that only fit the phones in their locations.
  19. Charles Ruge

    Charles Ruge Active Member

    Here's a couple. The first one was from when I was still on active duty, and the second is a Vets organization:

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  20. harley bissell

    harley bissell Well-Known Member

  21. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    Nickels and Dimes Incorporated owns and operates 210 family amusement centers in 39 states and Australia.
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