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 Posted 05/14/2019  7:59 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lucky Cuss to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Aluminum, just under 20 mm in diameter.





I believe this is probably more or less a century old, but according to a newspaper item, it appears that it cannoy predate 1910.

See: https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a...xIN--------1

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Nice play on words with "spring". Thx for posting.
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The Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company made movie prop coins and a wide array of business tokens.


Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company - James Monroe Token - Bird of Paradise
White metal, 38 mm, 20.68 gm
Obverse:
James Monroe facing half left, wreath and ribbon, no text
Reverse:
Bird of Paradise and man kneeling in temple surrounded by eight-pointed rounded star, no text


Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company - James Monroe Token - Seated Liberty
White metal, 38 mm, 19.52 gm
Obverse:
James Monroe facing half left, wreath and ribbon, no text
Reverse:
Seated Liberty dollar obverse with eight stars and date 1866, HONOR on shield
(The original US coin has LIBERTY on the shield)


Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company - James Monroe Token - Monroe Doctrine
Aluminum, 35 mm, 3.87 gm
Obverse:
James Monroe facing half left
COMPLIMENTS OF / LOS ANGELES RUBBER STAMP CO.
Reverse:
Los Angeles city emblem with flag, bear, eagle, castle, lion
MONROE DOCTRONE (sic) CENTENNIAL 1923
STADIUM, LOS ANGELES. CALIF.
CITY OF LOS ANGELES / FOUNDED 1781
This token was manufactured by the Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company to be handed out at the Los Angeles Monroe Doctrine Centennial Exposition which was held in 1923.
They were then sold to motion picture companies for use as prop coins.
The token misspells the word "doctrine" with "doctrone".


Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Company - Motion Picture prop Coin - 1.00
Aluminum, 38 mm, 6.29 gm
Obverse:
LOS ANGELES RUBBER STAMP CO.
MFR'S OF / MOVING / PICTURE / MONEY / AND / BADGES
Reverse:
RETURNABLE / FOR CREDIT AT LB. RATE / 1 00
This film prop coin is close in size to the US silver dollar coin.

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