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New Orleans Mardi Gras Krewes
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The New Orleans Mardi Gras parade features "krewes" or clubs which throw these tokens to spectators.
Mardi Gras Land Of Oz 1966
1. New Orleans Mardi Gras Land Of Oz 1966 Krewe Token
 
Aluminum, 39mm, 4.61gm
 
Obverse:
"The Wizard of Oz" characters Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, Scarecrow, Dorothy, Toto
THE LAND OF OZ / 1966
 
Reverse:
Shield with "K of A"
KREWE OF ALLA / MARDI GRAS / NEW ORLEANS
 
The "Krewe of Alla" was founded in 1932.
"Alla" is an abbreviation for Algiers, Louisiana.
 
Mardi Gras Tutankhamun 1969
2. New Orleans Mardi Gras Tutankhamun Penny Pinchers 1969 Krewe Token
 
Aluminum, 39mm, 8.11gm
 
Obverse:
Tutankhamen funeral mask facing half right, Egyptian hieroglyphic scarab beetle
TUTANKHAMEN 1969
RAM (Designer or manufacturer)
 
Reverse:
Lincoln Cent obverse design with IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, 1966
Mask with claws
PENNY PINCHERS MARDI GRAS NEW ORLEANS
 
The "Penny Pinchers Carnival Club of Jefferson" was founded in 1969 and is currently inactive.
Jefferson Parish borders the city of New Orleans on the west.
 
Mardi Gras Wild Turkey 1978
3. New Orleans Mardi Gras Wild Turkey 1978 Krewe Token
 
Aluminum, 39mm, 4.64gm
 
Obverse:
Wild Turkey
FISH and GAME of NORTH AMERICA / WILD TURKEY / 1978
 
Reverse:
Cartoon buzzard/vulture
JEFFERSON CITY BUZZARDS / MARDI GRAS / SINCE 1890 / N.O.L.A.
 
Mardi Gras Infant Mystics 1965
4. New Orleans Mardi Gras Infant Mystics 1965 Krewe Token
 
Aluminum, 39mm, 4.58gm
 
Obverse:
Elephant, knight, and cat on a chest.
INFANT MYSTICS
 
Reverse:
HOC SIGNO SUSTINEAT / 1869 / MOBILE ALA.
Artist's palette
MYSTICS, MERRIMENT AND ART / YEAR OF GREAT ARTISTS / MARDI 1965 GRAS
 
The "Infant Mystics" were originally a baseball team.
 
Mardi Gras International House of Pancakes 1968
5. New Orleans Mardi Gras International House of Pancakes 1968 Krewe Token
 
Aluminum, 39mm, 4.64gm
 
Obverse:
THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF PANCAKES
SHROUVE TUESDAY / FEBRUARY 27 1968
 
Reverse:
RUB ME TWICE EACH MORNING / LUCKY PANCAKE POCKET PIECE
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