Let's see your exonumia!

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

  1. lowle harrison

    lowle harrison Well-Known Member

    I apologize for the fuzzy shot, that is all to do with a marred direct fit capsule. The token is in a Bu/Au condition with advertising on both sides. But is it possibly a sample, pattern or presentation token? The "Fun Token" it states, even a special corp. order for an event? I have just under a dozen of like tokens with customer names from a variety of different manufacturers. All from the same estate in Houston Tx. Tilt Inc. was from DFW area.
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  3. lowle harrison

    lowle harrison Well-Known Member

    this is going to be one of my concluding posts. I was given the oncologists proverbial "kiss of death" with a 6 month warning about 12 months ago. Feeling fair but now needing to spend time with my closest. I've enjoyed the last year or so realizing the TAMS/TECS/EXONUMISTS views on tokens medals and all this round & metal...
    si longues âmes gentilles
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    so lange freundliche Seelen.....................
  4. Circus

    Circus Tokens Only !! TEC#4981

    Sorry to hear that,
  5. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    @lowle harrison Thank you for your postings and sharing your knowledge with us.
  6. longnine009

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  7. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency

    I bought this for sentimental reasons. I frequented this place quite a bit "back in the day" especially the game room.

    Grand Prix game token: brass, m/a, 25mm, 5.5 grams

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  8. davidbnj

    davidbnj Member

    Skylab 1 unflown Sterling Robbins medallion from the collection of Skylab astronaut Paul Weitz. 300 were minted, of which 50 flew on the mission. 4108CC0F-B681-443D-9ABC-A53AAB1642AA.jpeg C6144499-C78E-4C5E-AE30-B147BD53092C.jpeg

    I have others if people are interested in seeing them
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  9. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    I'm actually sitting on a couple dollars worth of the grand prix tokens, in the brass and the silver colored metal composition also. I went there a lot as a kid. I don't live far from where it was. think I will post them both when I get home from work today! thanks for the reminder, they are sitting in a jar with chuck E cheese tokens and aladdin's castle tokens. ahhh the good ol days!
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  10. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    So here they are in both compositions. Took forever to find what this thread was called to find it again, exonumia... I'll have to remember that!
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  11. Chief C

    Chief C New Member

    Too cool, I would love to have any of these in my collection! Thanks for sharing, or if you are willing to part with it Lehigh96?
  12. bradgator2

    bradgator2 Supporter! Supporter

    I finally bought something that can go into this thread. I really dont know much about these hard times tokens besides some basic history of why they were created. But won this auction at a nice price. Cant wait to see it. Seller’s pics:
  13. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

    Difficult to get good photos in the lighting at my desk at work . . . . .



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  14. ZoidMeister

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  15. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

    A Challenge Coin honoring Major General Patrick Henry Brady.



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  16. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Here's a few of my Tokens, maybe a fob or two as well! :D The cannery Token is one of my favorites, not sure why, maybe it's the Davey Crockett look! :shame:

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  17. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Here's more, could be I had posted some before. Hard to keep track of all these pics! ;) The 3rd pic is a Token minted by George B. Soley, 13mm Prayer on reverse, terrible pic but you get the pic! :D

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  18. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Oh Gawd, forgive my post above! I didn't realize some of the pics are upside down. Here's a few more pics! :D The German Magic Token with the devil with horns and trumpets is a top dollar item as it's a really rare one! :cigar: IMG_2207.JPG IMG_2210.JPG IMG_2212.JPG IMG_2213.JPG IMG_2216.JPG IMG_2219.JPG magicc.JPG magicd.JPG tapscigara.jpg tapscigarsb.jpg
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  19. coin_nut

    coin_nut Well-Known Member

    These 2 huge medals just came from Portugal in the past hour. The first one is about 320 grams and 10 cm diameter. Second one is about 305 grams and 8.9 cm diameter. By far the biggest "coins" I have so far.

    1984 PT-Agriculture.jpg 1998 PT-Vasco da Gama.JPG
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  20. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    LARGE 2 1/2" AMERICAN FREEDOM TRAIN BICENTENNIAL JOURNEY BRONZE MEDAL Large bicen medal 2.jpg Large bicen medal 1.jpg
  21. davidbnj

    davidbnj Member

    Any guesses as to what this is from? It came out of a big lot of coins from Japan. B24C1424-4F4E-40B6-9E8F-EF05E56CF2D1.jpeg F023A09F-64A3-44C5-BB84-9FD3199CE339.jpeg
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