Coin: Ratton Token

Object Number: 
INV.5068
Date: 
1944-1945
Medium: 
Cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Token; red cardboard; "OPA / 1 / RED POINT" on both sides
Gallery Label: 
First issued in 1944, these tokens were used to ration retail items, such as foodstuff, gasoline and tires. These tokens were no longer issued by 1945. Tokens were either red or blue, and were issued with various letter combinations.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group