BrianRxm Tokens and Medals (Exonumia) 14/93
Company Stores Coal Mine, Lumber
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Some labor-intensive companies ran company stores for their employees.
The stores did not use cash but used script or tokens to control the finances.
Coal Mine Carter Token
1. Carter Coal Mine Token
 
Copper-nickel, 17mm, 2.13gm
 
Obverse:
Number "1"
CARTER COAL CO. INC.
COALWOOD, W.VA.
 
Reverse:
PAYABLE IN MERCHANDISE ONLY * NOT TRANSFERABLE
1 ORCO
PATENTED
THE OSBORNE REGISTER CO.
CIN. O. U.S.A. (Cincinati, Ohio)
 
Coalwood is located in McDowell County, West Virginia.
 
Coal Mine Covel Token
2. Covel Coal Mine Token
 
Copper-nickel, 17mm, 2.00gm
 
Obverse:
COVEL MINE
GULF SMOKELESS COAL CO.
 
Reverse:
Number "1"
MASTER METAL SCRIPT
IN TRADE
INGLE-SCHIERLOH CO.
DAYTON, O.
75656
 
The Covel Mine Gulf Smokeless Coal Company was located in Wyoming County, West Virginia.
 
Lumber Louisiana Lumber
3. Louisiana Central Lumber 1925 Token
 
Brass, 21mm, 3.84gm
 
Obverse:
LOUISIANA CENTRAL LUMBER CO.
CLARKS, LA.
GIVEN IN EXCHANGE FOR PRODUCE
1925
 
Reverse:
Large numeral '5'
GOOD FOR IN MERCHANDISE
 
Token Timken
4. Timken Roller Bearing Company Token
 
Bronze, 17mm, 2.57gm
 
Obverse:
THE TIMKEN ROLLER BEARING CO.
CANTON OHIO
Punched with a 'T' shape.
 
Reverse:
THE OSBORNE REGISTER COMPANY, CIN. O.
IN TRADE
1 Orco PAT.PEND.
 
Manufactured for the Timken Roller Bearing Company by the Osborne Register Company.
The Osborne Register Company is now known as the Osborne Coinage Company.
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