Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Unusual NYC subway token


Lawrence Kovesi wrote at 2006-12-09 06:37:49
Hi; I sell NYC subway tokens on Ebay. I just sold a 1970 token that didn't have the "Y" NOT punched. I started it at $9.99 on a 7 day listing, got 4 bids, and it sold for $13.50. I would hazard to guess that your Diamond Jubilee, with the diamond unpunched would bring about the same price.

Bob Lazzell wrote at 2009-02-12 21:05:34
TOKEN: NYC Subway 1904-1979  People Moving People ( Old Subway Kiosk marked "Subway" and "Enterance")  Diamond Jubilee Seventy Fifth Anniversary NYC Subway 1904-1979 ( Old subway car marked "Interborough" with "3354" at both ends) NY 630 AY  Brass 23MM Book price $1.00 ref page 423 The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of United States and Canadian Transportation Tokens. 6th Edition by John M Coffee & Harold V Ford.  10/79 10,000,000 Struck.

Kate wrote at 2010-07-03 18:40:07
Hi Barry! If it's still actual - about the diamond not punched - I think I am interested in buying it. It's cost is up to the seller's usually. The first one of the kind I got cost me 10 dollars, the next one - 30 dollars. So the condition of course is important and the seller desides to make the price.



David Cuesta wrote at 2012-04-21 22:03:57
Hello Barry:

I would be interested in purchasing this token, I am willing to pay ten dollars


tdoe wrote at 2013-10-28 15:03:22
I have same coin with diamond shape I'm willing to sell it 2398267082

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Jim Lawniczak


I will answer your questions about encased coins (lucky pennies), which are advertising and event tokens with coins, unually cents, struck with the token.


Long time collector of encased coins and author of several articles on encased coins.

TAMS, ECI (Encased Collectors International)

TAMS -- several articles on encased coins, in particular the encased coins of the 1901 Buffalo Pan American Exposition
Casement -- many articles on encased coins

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