NY Transit Token Necklaces

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NY Transit Token Necklaces

This is the perfect nostalgic New York City Subway memorabilia!

This small token, measuring 5/8" in diameter, was introduced in 1953. At that time, train fare was 15 cents.  This tiny coin hangs on a vintage brass 20" chain. In 1970, the price to ride rose to 30 cents, and a new, bigger token was introduced. Metrocards replaced brass subway tokens for good in 2003. Now, these pieces of NYC history are mostly melted down for scrap metal. 

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