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Fays Mascot Spiritualist Coins
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Anna Eva Fay and "The Fays" were spiritualists in in the late 1800's to the early 1920's.
Anna Fay was the mother of John Fay, who with his wife Eva Norman, formed "The Fays".
The meaning of the term "Mascot" on the tokens is unknown.
Anna Eva Fay Token:
 
Anna Eva Fay (1851-1927) who was a spiritualist popular in the late 1800's to the early 1920's.
She was one of the most famous and successful mediums and mentalists of her time.
Anna married Henry Melville Fay, another medium, and they had the son, John Truesdale Fay.
Anna Eva Fay retired in 1924 and died in 1927.
 
Fays Mascot Anna Eva Fay
1. Fays Mascot Anna Eva Fay Token
 
Bronze, 32mm, 10.33gm, irregular shape
 
Obverse:
Sitting figure with legs crossed and three arms
MASCOT
AEF in script
 
Reverse:
Wreath
Magic letters in circle
AYX-7OD-77O
"The Fays" Token:
 
"The Fays" were spiritualists in the early 20th century.
They were John Fay and Eva Norman who married and went into business together.
They produced this advertising token to promote their performances.
Eva Fay (John's wife) is sometimes confused with Anna Eva Fay (John's mother).
 
Fays Mascot The Fays
2. Fays Mascot "The Fays" Token
 
Bronze, 32mm, 6.23gm, irregular shape
 
Obverse:
Egyptian figure in center, looks like a jar with wings and a bird's head on top
"THE FAYS" / MASCOT
 
Reverse:
Small Egyptian hieroglyphic figures
"THE FAYS" / MASCOT
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