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Token: US Guardian Angel Good Luck
Token: US Guardian Angel Good Luck

Hi Matthew.

From your description, it sounds like you have a medal or token, not a coin. A coin will normally list the country it was minted it, its denomination, and the date of issue. You have not described your item as having any text or numbers - this is usually a tell-tale sign of a medal or token.

We have taken our best guess about your item. There are plenty of coin-like objects with angels on them, so this may not be your piece, but this one is quite common and fits your description. It is made of gold-colored base metal.

Such medals or tokens, with little or no wear, attractive eye appeal and colorful toning, may sell to a collector for a few US dollars. It is unlikely that it has much numismatic value, that is, value to coin collectors. Typical values run like this:

worn: less than $1 US dollar
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $5

An anonymous commenter has informed us that these tokens are sometimes handed out to people who donate to the Catholic Relief Services.

Coin: 14943 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Matthew, Wed, 17-Jul-2013 17:41:20 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 20-Jan-2014 16:09:54 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sat, 04-Jul-2015 01:44:33 GMT
Requester description: its an Angel on both sides of the coin, with lines behind it looking like its from a sun, and clouds on the bottom of the angel on both sides
Tags: token guardian angel luck jetton jets jeton ietton tokens exonumia jet jetons cherubs angels cherub angelic lucky lines line sun clouds cloud lined lining bar bars sunrise sola sol sunburst sunshine sunset sunlight sols rays ray beams radiating radiates beam radiate radiant

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