Alaska and Yukon Tokens: Private Coins of the Territories, 3d ed.

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McFarland, Dec 14, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 376 pages
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This reference work lists and describes all known tokens (privately issued substitutes for coins) used from the 1890s gold rush through 1959, when Alaska gained statehood. New to this edition are tokens from the Yukon Territory, with extensive coverage of Yukon tokens through 1989. Entries describe individual tokens, are arranged alphabetically, and are divided into seven sections: Traditional Alaska Tokens, Alaska Transportation Tokens, Alaska Food Stamp Change Tokens, Alaska Prison Tokens, Metallic Identification Chits, Yukon Territory Metallic Tokens 1897-1945, and Yukon Territory Plastic Tokens 1946-1989. For each token, information includes the issuer, a physical and historical description, and current value.
 

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Contents

1 Traditional Alaska Tokens
7
2 Alaska Transportation Tokens
285
3 Alaska Food Stamp Change Tokens
302
4 Alaska Prison Tokens
306
5 Alaska Metallic Identification Chits
308
6 Yukon Territory Metallic Tokens 18971945
313
7 Yukon Territory Plastic Tokens 19461989
332
Bibliography
347
Index
351
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Ronald J. Benice (Sarasota, Florida) is a retired mathematician and telecommunications director. He is the award-winning author of several books as well as many articles on paper money.

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