BrianRxm Tokens and Medals (Exonumia) 20/91
Shopping Malls and Stores
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Shopping malls and stores made these items as souvenirs and for advertising.
Mayfield Mall
1. Mayfield Mall Mountain View California 1960's Shopping Mall Token
 
Brass, 36mm, 14.49gm
 
Obverse:
MAYFIELD MALL / MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA
 
Reverse:
BEAUTY CONFORT CONVENIENCE
AMERICA'S FIRST VENTURE INTO A FULLY CARPETED AIR CONDITIONED SHOPPING CENTER
 
The Mayfield Mall was a shopping center that was demolished many years ago.
 
Hillsdale Shopping Center
2. Hillsdale Shopping Center San Mateo California 1965 Shopping Mall Token
 
Aluminum, 30mm, 2.92gm
 
Obverse:
HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTER / 1955-1965 TENCENNIAL 1955-1965
 
Reverse:
(Both sides are the same)
 
The Hillsdale Shopping Center is still going strong.
 
Chicago Merchandise Mart
3. Chicago Merchandise Mart Encased Cent 1956-D Good Luck Penny
 
Aluminum, 35mm, 5.64gm
 
Obverse:
Lincoln Cent 1956-D.
KEEP ME AND NEVER GO BROKE
 
Reverse:
MERCHANDISE NATIONAL BANK IN THE MERCHANDISE MART WH 4-4500
 
This token dates from the early 1960's.
The Merchandise Mart was owned by the Massachusetts Kennedy family then.
 
Seattle Fair
4. Seattle All Nations Fair Token
 
Brass, 26mm, 6.11gm
 
Obverse:
OLD WORLD SQUARE / ALL NATIONS FAIR
 
Reverse:
SANTAFAIR / THE HEART OF THE SEATTLE-TACOMA AREA / FEDERAL WAY U.S.A.
ENTERTAINMENT THE YEAR AROUND / FOR ALL AGES
FLAGS WEST FAIR / ALL NATIONS FAIR
SPACE AGE FAIR / FARM FAIR / CITY FAIR
 
This item dates from the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.
Columbia Budget Store
5. Columbia Budget Store Long Beach San Pedro California Advertising Token
 
 
Brass, 31mm, 10.75gm
 
Obverse:
COLUMBIA
THIS COIN IS WORTH ONE DOLLAR
ON YOUR FIRST PURCHASE OF $19 OR MORE
112 PACIFIC LONG BEACH
6TH & MESA SAN PEDRO
1888 1938
 
Reverse:
GOLDEN JUBILEE
PIONEERS OF BUDGET BUYING FOR A
HALF CENTURY
ON THE PACIFIC COAST
1888 1938
COLUMBIA
LONG BEACH SAN PEDRO
WHITEHEAD - HOAG (Manufacturer)
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