USA, ILLINOIS, Elks fraterna good for token

$15.00

USA, ILLINOIS, fraternal token, no date (1920s-40s?), Obverse: B.P.O.E. .NO. 1146 HERRIN, ILL., Reverse: GOOD FOR 25 CENTS IN TRADE, octalobe, aluminum, 39mm, TC211336, VF

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Description

A token is used like a coin but is not a coin. Rather, it stands for a coin without the value of the coin. Maybe its copper, but says its value is the same as a silver coin. Usually tokens were made privately, but sometimes governments got involved.