Token from peep shows

Token from peep shows
Title
Token from peep shows
Date 
ca. 1995
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description 
Circular brass-colored metal token from the peep shows "Peepworld" and "XXtasy Video Center."
Credit Line 
Gift of Girth Factor
Object Number 
2001.47.3
Marks 
Stamped: on obverse: "PEEPWORLD/155 West 33rd St./N.Y.C." Stamped: on reverse: "XXX/XXXtasy/VIDEO CENTER/691 8th Ave./N.Y.C./XXX"
Gallery Label 
These tokens, from erotic arcades in midtown Manhattan, represent a dying form of entertainment in the Times Square area. Efforts during the 1980s and 1990s to redevelop the area forced the closure or move of erotic businesses to other areas of the city.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group