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    Dec 2004
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    Coin Meter Token?

    What is a COIN METER TOKEN?
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  2. #2
    pokerbear

    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    Those are tokens you buy from the city to put in the parking meters. Soon parking meters will not accept coins at all...progress...I guess

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    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    Most Likely Sold at a Discount to Buisnesses, To give to their Customers as a way to thank them for their continued Patronage.


    Cool Find.

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    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    All the ones I have seen like this were from laundromats - instead of using quarters in the individual machines, there was one changer/dispenser machine that put these out and it held the real money. The slots in the coin accepter in the washers and dryers were cut to match the shape of the token, so they couldn't be fooled with slugs as easily. Plus then, the "coin box" on the individual machine didn't have to be as secure since there was no real money inside.
    John in ID

  5. #5
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    Jul 2004
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    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    Cool token BigC.Speaking of laundrymat tokens,I found one a few years back from the S.O.S. laundrymat on Sistrunk Blvd.Very prestigious part of town!


  6. #6
    us
    Dec 2004
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    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    Sistrunk One Stop... one of my favorite...tokens not hangouts
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    Re: Coin Meter Token?

    That'd be it.


 

 

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