Tokens
Tokens
Tokens
Tokens


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Currency and Numismatics ➔ Tokens

Identifier:
E2007.1.104
Description:
This pressed cardboard card has twelve tokens encased between mylar-like material. A token is an object of value and is used in the place of real money. These are examples of tax tokens that were created by some states during the Depression when currency was in short supply. Tokens can be made of metal, plastic, cardboard, or other materials.
 
Materials:
Paper, Cardboard, Metal
Dimensions:
5" h 8" w
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Discovery Kit: Numismatics (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.        
Makers/Donors
A. W. Faxon

Wayte Raymond Pubns