Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Coin with woman pictured

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1937 Token
1937 Token  
1937 Token
1937 Token  
QUESTION: Hello, I found a coin the size of a nickel that looks to be copper with a woman pictured on the obverse and the date 1937...The reverse is blank...The best I can find is possibly the picture could be Amelia Earhart...What do you think and have you ever seen one like this...?

ANSWER: Hello James,

Both photos show the reverse - can you send a photo of the front?

David McConaghy

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Obverse
Obverse  
QUESTION: So Sorry David...Obverse is attached....

Answer
Hello,

This looks like a one off custom token. It might have been done by an engraver to represent a loved one or famous person of the time. The date is probably significant to a wedding or engagement. This does not look like a mass produced piece and would have very little value.

Sorry I could not tell you more about this one.

David McConaghy

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I can answer most questions about coin identification, grading and counterfeit detection. I can answer questions about US and Foreign coins & currency, ancient coins too.

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30 years experience as a collector and dealer in rare coins ANA Numismatic Scholar Owner of New England Coin Exchange I have been buying and selling coins in RI for over 30 years

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