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Posts tagged ‘Tokens’

Masonic Tokens

As a coin collector it is not uncommon to come across odd tokens, medals, and exonumia. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what you’ve got and there…

Blacksmith Tokens

Blacksmith tokens are a form of evasion currency that was in circulation primarily in Lower Canada and Upper Canada along with neighboring areas, such as the…

Hard Times Tokens

Hard Times tokens are roughly the size of a contemporary large copper cent, baring various motifs depicting the hardships in America, as their name suggests.  Often times,…

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