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One Test token for testing the coin-box mechanism of "Penny in the Slot" public telephone call stations (or similar devices in private locations). Such tokens duplicated the allowable weight and size for a 1 penny coin. Used until about 1970. The token is made from plated brass. This example has has a circular hole in the centre.
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Accession No
2002.138.1
Credit Line
Test Token, 2002.138.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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