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Token: US Century of Progress Good Luck  1933 and 1934
Token: US Century of Progress Good Luck 1933 and 1934

There is a good summary page for these tokens over at the TipsicoCoin web site. They come from the Chicago World's Fair of 1933 and 1934 and are typical good luck tokens of the US depression era. Typical values run like this:

worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $20
fully uncirculated: $50

Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret these catalog values.

Coin: 16917 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Steve, Thu, 24-Apr-2014 13:38:42 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 26-Apr-2014 02:29:22 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 12-Apr-2016 13:43:22 GMT
Requester description: 1933 OBVERSE: Outer side of Copper token displays text and symbols: Both sides have WAVY LINES and dates 1933, Top of token reads: GOOD LUCK Bottom token reads: WORLDS FAIR, Center token displays symbols in vertical order: HORSE SHOE, RABBITS FOOT, SWASTIKA, 4 LEAF CLOVER & ELEPHANT REVERSE: Top of Token displays the date 1933, Center displays an image of a PLANET with WAVY LINE curving into the 1933 date. Bottom text reads: A CENTURY OF PROGRESS CHICAGO
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