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vintage USA Good for 5 cent in Trade merchants token coin pendant charm necklace antique relic Americana souvenir bar slot machine n001462

  • $19.95

Good for 5 cent in Trade merchants token Trade tokens were "good for" tokens, issued by merchants. Generally, they had a merchant's name or initials, sometimes a town and state, and a value legend (such as "good for 5¢" or other denomination) somewhere on the token. Types of merchants that issued tokens included general stores, grocers, department stores, dairies, meat markets, drug stores, saloons, bars, taverns, barbers, coal mines, lumber mills and many other businesses. The era of 1870 through 1920 marked the highest use of "trade tokens" in the United States. Many of them used trade tokens to promote trade and extend credit to customers • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Brass coin token • diameter: 20.95 mm • weight: 3.5 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" brass ball chain 22" dark brown cotton necklace 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo} ***If you need a different length black cotton necklace message me***