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Mining Tokens - Mining Memorabilia

Some of the earliest forms of commonly collected mining tokens are categorized and briefly ... Obverse & reverse of a coal carrier's token from West Cumberland.

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Company scrip - Wikipedia

Company scrip is scrip issued by a company to pay its employees. It can only be exchanged in company stores owned by the employers. In the UK, such truck systems have long been formally outlawed under the Truck Acts. In the United States, mining and logging camps were typically created, ... Coal scrip is "tokens or paper with a monetary value issued to workers as an ...

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Pineville attorney's scrip collection tells the story of Eastern Kentucky ...

Jun 22, 2013 ... Coal companies issued scrip — coins typically made from brass, ... in Eastern Kentucky and neighboring regions issued the tokens in the ... Cawood, 69, had an uncle who sold mine supplies, and he sometimes went with him.

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West Virginia Trade Tokens

West Virginia tokens mainly consist of Coal tokens. Thousands and thousands are known and some are very common and others very rare. If you are interested ...

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Coal Mine Scrip - Maksim's On-Line Museum

Scrip, as used in coal mining, was essentially a credit system. ... Coal scrip was generally in the form of metal tokens, paper punch cards and ticket books.

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Arthur Kilgore Mine Scrip Collection, n.d. - University of Kentucky

Title: Arthur Kilgore Mine Scrip Collection, n.d.. Creator: Kilgore, Arthur, 1895-1957. Extent: 200 items. Subjects: Coal Mines and Mining: Scrip: Token.

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The Elusive Story of Packard, Kentucky |

Apr 18, 2011 ... Photo Photograph Packard Kentucky Coal Camp Mining Town .... These tokens, known as 'coal scrip', were issued to employees and their ...

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VAN LEAR, KY CONSOLIDATION COAL COMPANY MINING SCRIP ...

Token Mining Scrip STANDARD FIRE CREEK COAL 1 Beckley Beelick Knob WEST VIRGINIA | Coins & Paper Money, Exonumia, Tokens: US Trade | eBay!

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Scrip - Coal Company Tokens | Company Store Scrip

Coal Companies used tokens or scrip to pay wages to miners. ... Some merchant or individual would buy the scrip from the miner paying about seventy-five ...

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Colliery checks and tokens | National Museum Wales

Jan 30, 2013 ... Lamp checks (or 'tokens' or 'tallies') are one of the most popular coal mining objects collected by both museums and the general public.

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50 Cents - Boone Supply Company (Prenther West Virginia Coal ...

Detailed information about the coin 50 Cents, Boone Supply Company (Prenther West Virginia Coal Mining Scrip), * Tokens *, with pictures and collection and ...

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Coal Scrip Tokens - Solano Coins

Records 1 - 100 of 120 ... Gatliff KY, 1 cent, 1945, KY1103-D1, R5, VF, 1, Gatliff Coal Co. .... 1 dollar, ND, WV1137-C100c, R4, F, 2, Raleigh-Wyoming Mining Co.

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US Coal Scrip - Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

Oct 20, 2001 ... Bimetallic Coal Company Scrip* State Location Company. Alabama Bakers Creek Coal Mine, Drifton. US 10 Cent Trade Token from Bakers ...

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Scrip-A Coal Miner's Credit Card - Big South Fork National River ...

Feb 19, 2016 ... Those of us who are familiar with coal mining know that scrip was the .... To hold a coal mining token in your hand is to reach back in time to the ...

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BBC - A History of the World - Object : Coal Mine Token

This Mine token was given to my grandfather Levi Davies, when he worked at Number 7 Pit in Tylorstown in South Wales. His job was to look after the pit pony's ...

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The Colliery (Coal Mine) at Beamish Living History Museum

Nov 23, 2016 ... The Beamish colliery gives visitors a realistic look at what coal mine ... In the event of a fire or explosion, the tokens served to inform rescue ...

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Found a old C.H. Mead Coal Co. token today! Calling all token ...

Im no expert either, but I have heard of tokens like this. When someone owned and operated a coal mine, they would pay their employees with tokens which my ...

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Miners Tally Checks – LANCASHIRE MINING MUSEUM

Aug 11, 2017 ... Such tokens not only acted to indicate which lamp was commonly used ... made mandatory by a supplementary amendment to the Coal Mines ...

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Tokens, Medals and other neat stuff - Joel's Coins

Tokens, medals and related material from around the world offered for sale. ... Its main industry was coal mining – until the mine closed in 1988. The village had ...

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Tokens of Carbon County - Carbon County, Utah on the UTGenWeb

(This token found at the Western Mining and Railroad Museum in Helper, Utah.) .... Panther Coal Mine miners tool check #48 - (Token in Bruce Dugger Collection) ...

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Coal Scrip * Coal Mine Tokens Company Store Coal Script Coins Ky.

Kentucky Coal Scrip Tokens * Coal Camp Coins * Co Coal Script * Bon Jellico, Gatliff, Nevisdale, Mt.Ash * Coal Stores Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky.

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The Ghost Town Tokens of Thurber, Texas |

Jun 2, 2013 ... The first coal mining effort in the area was early in the year of 1881 by the James, Cowan and Nolton Company, when they opened a drift mine ...

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Pit Check: Mining | eBay

BURRADON COLLIERY pit check miners mining token tally. £29.99. Buy it now ... Coal miners colliery pit check, lamp / wages tally. Pre 47 Victoria colliery 994.

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BBC - A History of the World: Coal mine token

Sep 28, 2010 ... A coal mine token which found its way to Wiltshire has been nominated as an object that deserves a place in 'A History of the World.'

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Company Store Scrip - Appalachian History

Sep 28, 2015 ... In these company towns, or "coal camps," the only store in town was usually ... the safety of the scrip coupon system in coal mining communities where little or no ... The largest tokens were most frequently $1.00 face value.

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