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Industrial Bank and Trust Company, Boston


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 2.8 gm (13/16 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

29.340

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: 592 WASHINGTON ST. DORCHESTER / 1762 WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON around a plain circle enclosing INDUSTRIAL / BANK / AND / TRUST / COMPANY, the whole surrounded by a toothed rim
Rev: WE WILL / ACCEPT THIS / ON DEPOSIT / FOR 50¢ / IF YOU OPEN A / NEW SAVINGS ACCOUNT / OF $5.00 OR MORE / AND LEAVE IT HERE / ONE YEAR / (straight line) / LAST DIVIDEND / 4 1/2%, signed GRAMMES ALLENTOWN (curved) at bottom
Edge: plain

Provenance

By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)

NOTES:

[1] Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund