Does anyone remember wooden nickels? Many can remember being cautioned not to take a wooden nickel!
Does anyone remember using them in shops ?
I’ve been reviewing my collection of B.C. wooden tokens. Most are adverts for local businesses in Vancouver and British Columbia. A few have ‘made in USA’. Was there a local B.C. firm producing them as well ? We may find out more on Tuesday 20th 6.30pm at the North Shore Numismatic Society club meeting at our usual Bonsor 55+ .I’ll bring a selection of these fascinating pieces of British Columbiana.
Here’s one from our sister club Vancouver Numismatic Society from 1971. I wonder what it was like ? Maybe someone at the meeting will remember.
And here’s some from my collection!
All of these are from Vancouver area:
See you there!
Cheers Julian Ticehurst