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Transportation token

Transportation token
Transportation token
Title
Transportation token
Date 
1970-1978
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
7/8 x 1/8 in. diameter
Description 
A dark gold colored metal token with a "Y" shaped pierced center and a band of spiral decoration on the edges. Embossed on the band "New York City/ Transit Authority", with an "N" and a "C' flanking the "Y" opening to spell NYC. The reverse reads "Good For One Fare" around the "NYC". Issued between 1970 and 1978 during the period fares rose from 30 to 35 cents, then up to 50 cents.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3155
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group