|The picture shows a view of all (9) Old Religion Related Token Coins in this lot. Five of these are dated (see below). These are made of brass, aluminum, and wood. The first coin has a cross and the Ten Commandments on one side. There are quotes from the Bible around the edge and on the other side.|
The next two coins are similar but one is larger. They each have quotes from the Bible on both sides. They are from ''GOOD NEWS PUBLISHERS, CHICAGO 7''.
The fourth coin has an image of the Virgin Mary on one side and people in front of a church and a world map on the other. It is marked on the two sides as follows:
NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES
QUE SOY BRA IMMACULADA COUNCEPCIOU
UNPEUPLE DE TOUTES LES NATIONS
Next there is an unopened cellophane packet with a coin. Iy has an image of praying hands. The back has the Serenity Prayer. The rest is marked as follows:
THE POWER OF PRAYER
TOWER OF PRAYER, INC.
Next there are two wooden nickels that picture a ship and a cross. These are identical. A view of each side is shown in the picture below. They are marked on the two sides as follows:
BLESSING OF THE FLEET
BAYOU LA BATRE ALABAMA
BAYOU LA BATRE, AL.
1786 - 1986
The last two items in this lot are two more wooden nickels. These are identical except one is printed in red and one is printed in black. They each picture a church. They are marked on the two sides as follows:
CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH
CONRAD WEISER COIN CLUB
15th ANNUAL COIN SHOW
MAY 10 - 11, 1980
To judge the sizes the wooden nickels each measure 1-1/2'' wide. These range from good to mint unopened condition as pictured. All of them appear to be mint except the two smaller ones.