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Circus, September 21, 2016 in Exonumia (Tokens, Medals, etc) Forums
Found about half way through sorting the last bulk bag other than being holed not in to bad of shape.
Blank reverse, Heavy wear plating worn off probably from carrying lots of change with as a pocket peice.
Michael Cervalntes Saavdra the author of Don Quixote
truly plastic money
Generic vending token Can be used for arcades, or any machine set up for 25 mm tokens. Every minter has a couple versions of this style
For any that are having a hard time figuring out what is on the token, It is an old style pinball machine on the back of a jet/rocket ship It took me a while to figure it out
Probably just an arcade token?
Yes it is an arcade token.
Sudbury is one of the world's major mining communities. The region is one of the world's largest suppliers of nickel and copper ores
Which is sort of funny to me having been a geology minor in college, long time mineral collector. That their "Big Nickel" isn't made from either of the two main ores, copper or nickel,but out of aluminum. Hard rock geology is referring to mining, soft rock geology refers to oil and gas geology.
here is the big penny from Sudbury, it to is made from aluminum and not either of the metals the area is famous for. Although it is flash plated with copper.
Here is an example of woodmen of the world test coins. They have issued a number of different tokens in the past. They were and are a retirement group/ living home
From Yooper country a very nice example
Here is a group of oldies that came from the same collection
City Is famous for being one of two cities that is completely surrounded by another city , Hamtramck is surrounded by the city of Detroit except for a small portion of the western border that touches the similarly surrounded city of Highland Park.
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