Tokens & Medals

Explore fascinating tales of currency substitutes and bold, artistic works told by the hobby’s leading experts.

Flying High

Flying High

Tokens & Medals

5 min read

At a dinner hosted by the Philadelphia National Air Race Committee on August 13, 1926, [...]

Flying High
A “Depotel” Token

A “Depotel” Token

Tokens & Medals

6 min read

Tokens are where you find them! I’m continuously surprised by finding previously unknown tokens thousands [...]

A “Depotel” Token
Mining Meeting

Mining Meeting

Tokens & Medals

5 min read

Medals, badges, and ribbons are an integral part of conventions. Over the years, they’ve been [...]

Mining Meeting
Famous Frogs

Famous Frogs

Tokens & Medals

5 min read

If you aren’t from Connecticut, you’ve likely never heard of the Windham frogs. I certainly [...]

Famous Frogs
College of Art

College of Art

Tokens & Medals

4 min read

In May 1925, the Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic and Fine Arts [...]

College of Art
Pour Me a Glass!

Pour Me a Glass!

Tokens & Medals

4 min read

Following his public school education in 1858, 15-year-old Edward Arthur Freeman obtained employment as a [...]

Pour Me a Glass!