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New York World's Fair Official Souvenier Token, 1939

Object Number: 
INV.4821
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/16 in. ( 3.5 x 3 x 0.2 cm )
Description: 
Silver struck oval token with images of Trylon and Perisphere surrounded by legend: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR", with date in exergue: "1939." Reverse bears inscription within beaded border: "OFFICIAL TOKEN/CREATED BY ORDER/OF THE EXECUTIVE/COMMITTEE./MARCH 27th, 1939/[signature]/PRESIDENT"; legend around border: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939 INCORPORATED." Hole punched at top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group