Object Record

Object Name Coin
Catalog Number 2002.021.002
Other Name Scrip
Description Small coin or "dololly" dispensed from machine with a monetary worth that was to be used by a company employee to purchase items only at that company's store (also called commissary) for groceries, dry goods, and notions. Imprint on coin indicates coin is worth one dollar at Dixie Spinning Mills in Lupton City, circa 1930-1933. Other side indicates coin is not transferable and good for merchandise only. Near the center of coin is .25 inch long hole punched through the coin in the shape of a key or an anchor.
Date 1930-1933 circa
Dimensions Dia-1.25 inches
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Exchange Medium
Accession number 2002.021