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    Possibly Unlisted Price Token, XF

    Undated Joseph S. Price Token. XF. Rulau Chi-135a. Nickel, 25 mm, plain edge. Joseph S. Price, Chicago. This token was worth five cents, but only if the patron was willing to part with 10 cents to purchase a 15 cent drink. The obverse has JOS. S. PRICE above a beer stein labeled BLATZ, with STATE & 12TH STS. below. The reverse has a large decanter labeled JOS. S. PRICE with THIS CHECK & 10c GOOD FOR ANY 15c DRINK.
    Currently known examples of this token are Rulau Chi-135 with the handle of the beer stein pointing to the left side of the period after JOS. and Rulau Chi-136 with the handle of the beer stein pointing to the right side of the same period. The present example has the handle pointing to the lower left curve of the S in JOS.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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