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Token: US Pocahontas Fuel Scrip  1900 to 1950
Token: US Pocahontas Fuel Scrip 1900 to 1950

The Flat Top Pocahontas coalfield is located in Mercer County and McDowell County, West Virginia and Tazewell County, Virginia, USA. Coal mining operations started as early as 1883. The coal companies ran stores for the miners, and issue scrip like these tokens for use at the stores.

These tokens, and other coal scrip, are avidly sought by collectors. The larger denomination pieces generally command higher prices than smaller denomination. Approximate catalog values run like this:

1, 5, AND 10 CREDIT SCRIP
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circualted: $5
well preserved: $15

25 AND 50 CREDIT SCRIP
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $75

Coin: 17880 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: toby, Sat, 20-Sep-2014 03:31:36 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 20-Sep-2014 15:53:55 GMT
Requester description: 1 oreo Pocahontas fuel co. inc. ( of punched in coin)
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